Category Archives: Writing

English Is Crazy

Funny. And true.  

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Let Us Not Grow Weary of Doing Good

Each year around this time, there’s a flurry of articles, blog posts, videos, etc. that coincide with Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, which falls near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This year, I got to play a small part … Continue reading

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How Do We Judge the Arts?

Have you ever stared at a painting and asked yourself, “Why is this thing in a museum? Am I supposed to appreciate this? Am I stupid for not liking this?” I have. Same thing with certain books and music. Knowing … Continue reading

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Of Another World

Novelist Larry Woiwode, in his Words for Readers and Writers, admires Scripture for its literary genius: For me, a writer aware of how much more complex each book becomes with each sentence added, it was the clarity of the patterns and … Continue reading

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Book Bits: Douglas Wilson’s Wordsmithy

This book on writing was a lot of fun. The guy knows how to write. If I included all of his helpful insights and catchy phrasing it’d make for a long post, so here’s a handful. 1.  “When people are … Continue reading

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Tips on Writing from C.S. Lewis

Whenever I get a chance to write, C.S. Lewis’ tips on clarity prove helpful, despite the fact that they were originally written in response to a letter he received from a child. Take heed: Always try to use the language so … Continue reading

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