As a member of PEN’s Writers in the Schools program, I tutor writing at a New York City public school. Often students especially need help on college admissions essays, as this is new territory for them. Over the years, here are some tips we have learned.
A link to my piece posted by The Editorial Department
Writers have long been flying blind. They have been firing off stories without having any idea what happens to them after they splash down in readers’ brains. See my Goodreads review.
Steven Pinker is a linguist and cognitive scientist who has written a number of erudite books on a wide range of topics. His latest, The Sense of Style, is about writing. I recommend it. Here’s a link to my review…