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William Zinsser

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Note 294 – Rewriting is the essence of writing

Even though I like things to be clear and concise when I read them, I do love decluttering a piece of writing. I revel in sorting things out (a bit like a messy room – I love to plan my attack and get straight in!). Anyway, today I got to utilise this skill whilst rewriting … Continue reading

Note 228 – How an autobiography is different to a memoir

Both autobiographies and memoirs are forms of non-fiction writing.  An autobiography is a story of a person’s life from when they were born up to a point in time.  It includes where they grew up, what they liked doing, what they did for work, who their family were and so on – it doesn’t usually leave much out.  Putting all this … Continue reading

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