Thoughts About Writing

A Perfect Future

The future can be a strange state of affairs, if it is really anything at all. Every time we get there, we call it the present, and then that present doesn’t last long without more future. Like the past, the future is tied to the present, and from where we are now in our minds, […]

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The Passive Voice: When and When Not to Use It Tuesday, December 8 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. CT Who’s doing what seems to be an almost irresistible attraction for us. Good writers know this, and they prefer sentences that show the subject acting rather than being acted upon—what is known in grammar as the active […]


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