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On revising

“I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.”

—James Michener

Photo: Phil Hilfiker / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

A process of discovery

Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say. “

—Sharon O’Brien

The breathings of your heart

The breathings of your heart. Sometimes it's just this simple.

What to say? What to write? Sometimes, it’s just this simple:

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

Photo: Steven Depolo, courtesy of Creative Commons.

Words matter

Words matter:

write to

Learn what

you know.

—mary anne radmacher


© Mary Anne Radmacher. Used with permission.


What you really want to say

     “The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.” 

Mark Twain

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