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Books

Book Review: Legs Get Led Astray by Chloe Caldwell

Chloe Caldwell’s personal essays have a way of making me dissect my own life, whether I want to or not. I say “me” instead of “you” (though I bet it would be true for you too), and I am disregarding the editorial ‘we.’ Reading Legs Get Led Astray is not an abstraction – it is […]

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Writing

The Grammar Bitch: Finding Your Voice

As I’ve mentioned again and again, I’m a huge proponent of writing in a conversational style. For many people, this is a difficult thing to do, mostly because it’s been drilled into them from early on that writing is formal and should sound neutral and bland. For some types of writing, this is absolutely true. […]