How I Became a Better Writer Thanks to Distracted, Hungover College Kids


Mon, Mar 29th, 2010 12:12 by capnasty NEWS

Chris Birk, a professor of journalism and media writing at a small Midwestern university, is convinced that college students are genetically predisposed to clichés, run-on sentences, and cluttered, murky writing; however, he notes, teaching any subject has a funny way of educating the teacher at least as much as the student. Here are four of the most persistent lessons he has picked up from his students.



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