Tag: writing

  • Social Networking Is Killing My Ability To Write

    January 27, 2010

    When I wake my computer in the morning, my inbox is full of messages and notifications from social networking sites. I work through these quickly, hoping to begin the day with a clean slate. Then come the instant messages: friendly hellos, work requests, miscellaneous and sometimes frivolous comments about the day. With a little discipline,... Read More

  • Writing Your Own Autobiography: The New Persistence of Information

    December 3, 2007

    How A Biography Gets Written When someone sets out to write a biography, they don’t just pick up a pen and start writing. A good deal of research has to happen before the author can begin writing. Usually, the biographer will dig up letters, books, news clippings, articles and anything else they can find to,... Read More