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Why Write?

It seems to me…. “Writers have opinions – that, in part, is why they write. Therefore they have strong likes and dislikes.” ~ Frank Delaney[1]. Everyone who has ever attempted to write can relate to occasional assaults of lack of … Continue reading

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The Art Of Writing

It seems to me…. “Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. … Continue reading

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Writing, Speaking, and Clarity

It seems to me…. “When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.” ~ Thomas W. Higginson[1]. While I would not credit myself as being a “good” writer, I do consider myself to be a better … Continue reading

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Why Write

It seems to me… “To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.”  ~ Steven Wright. To be honest, I never intended to start writing a blog. Regardless, after several years and several hundred weekly … Continue reading

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