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  • Nathaniel James

Commandments for Essayists, Tablet 1

from Good Prose, Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd

1. Learn to write better.

“…you can learn to write better…” (xvii)

Seems obvious, but a great place to start. Every artist and artisan knows there is always room for improvement and expansion of one’s skills. Practice never makes perfect, but the reaching for perfection is the practice.



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