Author: David

My Two-Year Runniversary

Sunday was my Runniversary. Almost exactly two years ago, I decided to get out and start running again. I had two main motivators. First, my best friend Doran had been running races for years, and I’d been feeling little pangs

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TTOF: Writing About Guns Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: You don’t have to be a gun expert to write about guns. In most cases, you’re actually better off being as non-specific as possible. Getting into a lot

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TTOF: Formatting Like a Microsoft Word Ninja

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Simply put, formatting matters. If you follow standard formatting conventions of font size, margin width, and so on, professional readers (including agents, editors and publishers) have an easier

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TTOF: Fingers vs. Feet—How NaNoWriMo Is Like Running a Marathon

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Not everyone enjoys running, of course, but over the past several years it’s become a big part of my life. It’s also become an integral element of my

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TTOF: Brainstorming with a Partner

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: If you involve another person in the brainstorming process, it’s critical to find someone you trust, who will listen without judging your ideas and respond like both a

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