Today is sharing-day…These bloggers post helpful ideas for writers:
The blogger…below…evaluates her writing style and wonders about the ‘correctness’ for using ellipses. It brings to mind my own evaluation (criticism) for using ellipses. As business manager and columnist of our college paper, my style was to use no capitals and no periods…i wrote as i talked…hands flying…eyes blinking…pauses…
An overprotective President requested my presence in her office! “Please explain what you, an English major, are doing?” She made clear that it reflected poorly on the professors and the college.
“In 20 years when the alumnae return to campus, they will not understand anything you have written. So STOP it.”
It was hard to think 20 years ahead. A time did come when I returned with my children. We visited the library archives and made copies of my writings. Even I did not know or remember what I was writing about…
Maze a Day offers an interesting post as well as his great artwork.