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…

Top 10 Writing Tips and The Psychology Behind Them

13 Clever and Inspiring Notes About Writing

15 Words You Need To Eliminate From Your Vocab To Sound Smarter


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