On Reading and Writing

I’ve been thinking about writing lately because of all the academic writing I’ve been wading through. Here are a few things I’ve had in my inbox and queued in my “to-read” for a while. Lots of lists, but they all have great advice on writing. I think my favorite is this bit of wisdom from none other than Mark Twain:

“I never write ‘metropolis’ for seven cents when I can write ‘city’ and get paid the same.”

Truer words…

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