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You’re a writer. You’ve worked hard. You’ve sacrificed your time and energy, toiling away for hundreds, even thousands of hours on a story, book or project, until its prose is soaked like a sponge with your blood, sweat and tears. Now, for the big questions. Was it worth it? Do you believe in your own talent? Does your writing deserve […]
“I’m Ron Burgundy?” – Will Ferrell, as anchorman Ron Burgundy “Who typed a question mark on the teleprompter? For the last time, anything you put on that prompter, Burgundy will read!” Every time I encounter a typo in professional media, I think of this scene from Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Never underestimate the […]