Read Fiction & Embrace Discomfort

“A trio of University of Toronto scholars, led by psychologist Maja Djikic, report that people who have just read a short story have less need for what psychologists call “cognitive closure.” Compared with peers who have just read an essay, they expressed more comfort with disorder and uncertainty—attitudes that allow for both sophisticated thinking and greater […]

Good Writing VS Talented Writing — What Wins?

Interesting quotes found in this article about good writing vs. talented writing. Here is one from the basis of the article, creative writing professor Samuel Delaney, and how he divides the good from the best: “Though they have things in common, good writing andtalented writing are not the same. […] If you start with a confused, unclear, and […]