On every workday morning, I only gave myself forty minutes to commute to work.
“That said, it is possible to come at it with writing or journalism training and then pick up the science part. This occurs less often. People with this sort of background probably would not focus on the traditional manuscript/conference types of communications that are intended for medical/research professional audiences.”
Whether you step away from writing for moments or years, it can be a challenge to get your head back in the game.
Rick says / he doesn't understand how he can / keep doing this day in and day out
You are in the park. It might be October, it might be July. You have packed a lunch for your son. He carries the lunch in his backpack. Peanut butter and honey. Apples and 7-Up. The stories you’ve heard, some of them are true, some of them can’t possibly be. Please enjoy your picnic.
Accessibility is a buzzword right now when there’s increasing moves to make our world more accessible for everyone’s varying abilities, however, sometimes it never becomes more than that: a buzzword.
“Let the reader get tearful; they often won’t if you’re already crying in their stead,” cautioned a mentor after reading an essay in which I’d admitted crying.
seek the Buddha inside the Buddha voice
In an era of cell phones, tablets, minicomputers and notebooks, writing longhand doesn’t always come naturally or easily, but sometimes it works better.
"how come their barking is so hoarse?" “I lasered their vocal chords. Too many complaints from last neighbors.”