I feel this vague unease while contemplating the day before me: I don't know what I'm going to do with myself.
(For most of my life, I thought "Impostor" ended in "-er.") I've learned a few things over the last couple of days. One of those is that the bravado I wrote of in my last post was somewhat premature. Criticism might be necessary to get a book finished, but it can also make me seriously … Continue reading Impostor Syndrome
(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