Writing Topics: the Times

Queasing: sign the petition in The Times!

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] The Times has launched a petition to get the term “quantitative easing” replaced by the more manageable “queasing”, as suggested by one of their readers.

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The rules you follow that make smart people think less of you

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] A new post over at the Daily Writing Tips blog discusses the contentious issue of paragraph length (gosh, we writers really are a sad bunch). You know, that old rule drilled into us at school about never, ever, writing a paragraph that’s less than three sentences […]

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