Tag Archives: Mechanics

My Love/Hate Relationship With Non-Fiction

I actually do write non-fiction to pay the bills. I write short Web articles about computers and the Internet, or computer-adjacent topics. Like this one about teens on the Internet, or this one about my favorite lady scientist, Ada Lovelace. They’re not very good. If there were an office hierarchy of freelance writers, I would […]

Editing Is Polite

  Throughout most of my writing life, I have been a very rude writer, with a belief that my prose deserved to be read in its full early flowering. My twelve grade college composition class was probably the last time I edited with an particular fervor. ┬áThere I did learn to interrogate all writing that […]