Thursday, April 22, 2010

Around the Word Today

Lots of posts caught our eye today...
  • Ragan gives a much-needed grammar lesson on the misuse of "I"
  • In our era of nonstop information, Kitty Kelley predicts that in-depth, unauthorized biography writing may be on its way out
  • Ragan's Jim Ylisela begs corporate journalists to take a cue from their colleagues and invest in short, teasing leads
  • Nick Morgan analyzes what makes a stellar speech sink -- from excessive self-referencing to lacking an arc, watch out for these sure-fire ways to fail
  • The 100th anniversary of Mark Twain's death was marked with a seance and the burying of a time capsule at his Hartford, CT home. GalleyCat takes a stab at how other literary greats will be celebrated

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