The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Saturday, January 16, 2010

ON WRITING WELL: For those of you interested in writing English well, there is no better advice that this from William Zinsser, the author of On Writing Well. It's a shame I don't actually practice what Mr. Zinsser so eloquently preaches, but at this late date I am a mass of bad habits that are almost impossible to get rid of. But there is hope for you.

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