Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Web Wanderings

Just a few of my latest discoveries to brighten your Wednesday!

Still dreaming of a charmed life as a travel writer? Read Tim Leffel's article on the myths of the profession. (via


A few weeks ago I saw the remarkable new movie, Away from Her, which, as you may already know, is based on this short story by Alice Munro. (via the Kenyon Review blog)


After you read the Munro story (or see the movie) you'll probably be grateful for a few laughs. This piece on "inventively annoying prose" fits the bill! (via Arts & Letters Daily)


Maybe this post on rules freelancers wish their editors would follow will resonate with some of you. Most of the editors I've worked with, I'm happy to say, already follow these "rules." But sure, there are some out there who could certainly use a few reminders.

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