Inspiration from Thy “Writer’s Bible”

Show Your Style

Show Your Style

Style takes its final shape more from attitudes of mind than from principles of composition, for, as an elderly practitioner once remarked, “Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.”  This moral observation would have no place in a rule book were it not that style is the writer, and therefore what a man is, rather than what he knows, will at last determine his style.

Excerpt from The Elements of Style, Third Edition, William Strunk Jr. & E.B. White

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