The magic of good writing – explained

Not many New York Times obituaries read like hagiography, but Frank Clines’ comes close.

In an interview with Roy Peter Clark, a senior scholar at the Poynter Institute, Clines shows us how to write better.

This and more in Vernacular NICELY SAID #22, including:

  • Criticism – Why we remember cruel comments far longer than praise
  • The good life – Lessons from the longest study on happiness
  • Colour – The surprising impact on mood and perception
  • Disconnection – The glorious boredom of a 620 mile walk across Japan
  • Resources for writers

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