Month: April 2014

English on French

For this reason, perhaps, he is thought of in France as one of the great writers of the century, while English critics have been inclined to dismiss him as a windbag.

Words Precise and Metaphors

Use words precisely and you communicate your meaning directly to the reader.  Use metaphors and the reader shapes your meaning onto their reality. I had to learn this.  Trained as a scientist with a career in software development enshrined precision as the pinnacle of communication.  It took a dream for me to see that loose…