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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


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!