Monday, August 17, 2009

Mr. Clarity

To improve the clarity of your writing (almost effortlessly!), spend at least ten minutes a day reading aloud from writers who write clearly, such as Jacques Barzun.

— Clear writing with Mr. Clarity, 17 Aug 2009

Mr. Barzun’s book Simple & Direct was the greatest inspiration in my writing career. During the last three decades, I have read it over and over and have recommended it to numerous young writers.

Joe Roy, who is Mr. Clarity

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Orchestral Fantasy for Jacques Barzun

Gordon Rumson has made an orchestral version of his Fantasy for Jacques Barzun.