I've sent out a writing tip every single Monday since June 9, 2003 – in all, more than 200 of them. So you can understand how much I appreciate it when readers suggest topics to me. Often, not surprisingly, these suggestions are about topics I've already addressed. Fortunately, my ego is fairly healthy (some would say too healthy); I realize not everyone reads these tips every week, not every tip is relevant or meaningful to everyone, and no one can keep track, anyhow. So today I want to address a few topics I've addressed here previously that I continue to be asked about often. Unlike Helicanus in Shakespeare's Pericles, I don't believe these "twould be too tedious to repeat."
Can you explain...?
Didn't you write about this at some point?
What are your thoughts on….?
I'm confused by...