The Real and the Unrevealed: Biography, Truth, and Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson was knowledgeable about the purpose and value of biography partly because he wrote a lot of it himself during the course of a life during which he wrote in many different genres. Perhaps his two most notable, or at least famous, biographical works provide an interesting contrast because one was about a friend […]

Academic Writing Month

Well, academic writing month came and went – AcWriMo, as folks call it – and alas I didn’t get much writing done as I was working on a freelance editing project that took a lot of time. In fact, November was even the first month during which I did not do at least one posting […]