Sunday, December 14, 2008

Advice To Writers

If you're going to scribble comments in the margin of your manuscript, make an effort to be legible. I'm sure whatever I've written here is a stroke of pure raw undiluted genius, but I can't read my own handwriting.


  1. I can never read my own handwriting. I take it as a sign of ... something. On interesting days 'something' is extra-special and I cna't read my own typing, either.

  2. Generally handwriting isn't too much of an issue - I've so much practice reading police handwriting, I'm like a secret stealth decryptor. But -my- handwriting, when scrawled on a piece of unsupported paper on a moving train in a rush, well....