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By W. Somerset Maugham

Jam-packed with prepared observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of a lot of Maugham's maximum works, A Writer's pc is a special and exhilarating investigate an excellent writer's brain at work. From approximately 5 many years, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate magazine. In it we see the budding of his incomparable imaginative and prescient and his striking occupation as a author. protecting the years from his time as a younger clinical pupil in London to a professional international tourist around the globe, it's playful, sharp witted, and continuously revealing. absolutely one in all his most important works, A Writer's Notebook is a needs to for Maugham lovers and someone attracted to the artistic technique.

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Com/wordnik/status/2483176892 You can’t change the facts, but you can create an interesting angle. Play with presentation, not physics. Play with Perspective Think of every tweet as an epitaph. How does your personality shine through? Start at a far point and travel inexorably toward the conclusion. Discover an entirely different experience of writing: the slow crawl. 140 Characters 12 Living each day like it’s my last, because I live near a fault line (@sfquake). com/dom/status/1416507887 Just felt that earthquake.

In fact, if I find myself writing about something that sounds bad, it’s usually a 7 8 140 Characters sign for me to stop doing it. Unfortunately, the truth often sounds ugly. Making the truth palatable is the job of the journalist. Journalism has a distinguished history of growth alongside short-form communication services like the telegraph. Now, journalists everywhere are finding sources, following leads, and even writing entire articles in 140-character bursts. In breaking news, eyewitness reports are almost always more valuable and interesting than a journalist’s accounts.

The private experience (called “Protected” on Twitter) is a very simple way to avoid many of the pitfalls previously described. It’s not foolproof, but there are levels of privacy on Facebook in particular that will provide a buffer. Direct message (DM) is a way to reply to many messages that you receive without clogging the stream with conversations. It can be used alongside or in place of e-mail. You can only DM someone who’s following you. Try sending your e-mail address in your one-way DM in that case, for further discussion.

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