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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Wonkish

Here is a well-written post about the question of what audience to address, and how.

1 comment:

Kwantlen Bob said...

I loved this "rule of thumb" advice from the author's Village Voice editor: "if I wanted to present technical information, to save it for the last fourth of the article – anyone who’s read that far, he said, is not going to stop reading just because one paragraph goes over his head." Such a sophisticated point, so plainly put!