"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words," Nicholas Carr writes in "The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to our brains." "Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
Updated: November 13, 2011, - 12:30 PM
Revise comes from the Latin word revisere, meaning to visit or see again.
Updated: October 23, 2011, - 01:46 PM
Do you always tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?
Updated: October 09, 2011, - 02:47 PM
"Is texting hurting our language skills?" asked one participant in a recent writing seminar.
Updated: September 25, 2011, - 11:39 PM
Some things are either right or wrong. There's no middle ground. But when you're trying to influence someone's thinking, it's not a black and white world. There are many shades of gray.
Updated: September 04, 2011, - 03:19 PM
Have you ever begun something without knowing how you were going to finish it? Many writers begin sentences that way.
Updated: August 28, 2011, - 11:22 AM
So they got the job done in Washington -- but only after frightening the American people and undermining world confidence in the U.S. economy.
Updated: August 07, 2011, - 02:51 PM
My daughter was visiting home, sitting with me on our back porch, when she looked up from her laptop.
Updated: July 31, 2011, - 02:24 PM
Once upon a time a young person started a new job. On her 1st/first day of work she realized she would have to put some of her thoughts into writing. By the end of her 4th/fourth day, she was sending fifty/50 e-mail messages a day.
Updated: July 18, 2011, - 04:28 PM