7.26.2008

The Kooks - She Moves in Her Own Way

I was listening to Pandora the other day and heard an awesome song by the Kooks. Catchy, with a nice acoustic guitar riff running through it, I keep listening to it over and over after buying it from iTunes. If you want to pick it up, click The Kooks - Inside In / Inside Out - She Moves In Her Own Way

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7.15.2008

How to write with style

Kurt Vonnegut wrote a lovely essay on style. Why should you read it? I'll let him answer:

Why should you examine your writing style with the idea of improving it? Do so as a mark of respect for your readers, whatever you're writing. If you scribble your thoughts any which way, your readers will surely feel that you care nothing about them. They will mark you down as an egomaniac or a chowderhead --- or, worse, they will stop reading you.

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