758 – Littlehampton day out

The Economist had an article about writing non-fiction. the article recommended a number of books and an essay by George Orwell. The essay “Politics and the English Language” is freely available on the Orwell Foundation Website; https://www.orwellfoundation.com/the-orwell-foundation/orwell/essays-and-other-works/politics-and-the-english-language/ makes for a very interesting read.

I thought it surprising that an essay by George Orwell would be freely available. There’s quite a lot on the foundation website. This contrasts with the first book recommendation Style: lessons in clarity and grace by Joseph M Williams and Joseph Bizup, here’s a link to the Google search, the cheapest I can find is £25.00: style: lessons in clarity and grace” the first search came with £66. I was a bit surprised. Orwell would probably have viewed that as bad writing , rephrased as: I was surprised.

I’m reading a kindle book at the moment; Writing to be understood by Anne Janzer. It’s a pretty good read, it’s making me think.

Published by Bill

I just want to write, but I prefer to stay away from controversial topics like politics. I am happy to confess that at the moment, I am writing for me. If you enjoy my writings, and I hope you do then that is all the better.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Sanslartigue 2

Sanslartigue 2: The silent camera continued

Sherlyn Mae Hernandez

travel and street photographer 📸

Fluffys Place

My website for my blog posts, reviews and other random things

Ominous The Spirit

Ominous The Spirit is an artist that makes music, paints, and creates photography. He donates 100% of profits to charity.

Blursy

Lifestyle Blog

Leighton Buzzard Photographic Club

A passion for photography

Learn Python

The Easy Way To Learn Python

All About Pigeons

A Site Dedicated To Everything Pigeon

From Mage Mind

When a mage is sharing what's on his mind. Positivity, Motivation, Life, Success, Love, Friend, Smile, Marketing, Writing, Creativity and Good Ideas.

Think Like A Plant

A personal blog of a plant lover

The Photographer Roamed the Streets...

... and met these people on her way

Maria Vincent Robinson

Photographer Of Life and moments

The Astronomical Poet 🌙

The Astronomical Poet

Amarela Space

I'm just another dreamer...

%d bloggers like this: