31 July 2012

How to Write Great By ROGER ROSENBLATT Published: July 27, 2012

Oh, what the hell. Let’s go for it. Let us speak about great writing — not brilliant writing or clever writing or, most tempting of all, exquisite writing. Let us speak of Quixote writing, Lear and Deronda writing. Honor, heroism, decency, justice and “Ah, love, let us be true to one another” writing. Gaah! The very words are marzipan to the tongue.

Read on . . . http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/books/review/how-to-write-great.html?nl=books&emc=edit_bk_20120727

3 comments:

  1. Hmm interesting .. i always thought it is really hard to write !! ><"

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  2. i think good writing involves attention, diligence, and bravery, and a willingness to cut out the unnecessary brilliant bits (i.e., let go of the ego). and you'll need to really enjoy the written word.

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    1. ( Ego ) is something which i find a difficulty with sometimes i dont know if my thoughts are reflection from my REAL self or my Ego ><

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