On Editing

(Warning: I'm sick, therefore this will be long-winded.) I have been reading a really good technical book. Those of you who read technical books know what a rarity this is. So many technical books are impenetrable, for one reason or another: they explain too little, they explain too much, they are poorly (or completely un-) … Continue reading On Editing

Less Is More

Sometimes I think Twitter is going to ruin my writing. Everything comes out now in 140 characters or less. I tweet more than I write on Facebook - although sometimes I think that's because the people who've friended me on Facebook expect real, profound thoughts when I post there - or at least some bit … Continue reading Less Is More