John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning

“Take a seat, school’s back in session. Here’s John E. McIntyre’s “trigger warning” to new students at his editing class at Loyola University Maryland.”

John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning

This is a fun, yet honest look at how one editing professor considers his journalism class. I agree.

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Saul Bellow on Chicago

I am an American, Chicago born—Chicago, that somber city—and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted; sometimes an innocent knock, sometimes a not so innocent. —Saul Bellow, (1953)

Lloyd Jones, Mr. Pip

But you know, Matilda, you cannot pretend to read a book. Your eyes will give you away. So will your breathing. A person entranced by a book simply forgets to breathe. The house can catch alight and a reader deep in a book will not look up until the wallpaper is in flames. For me, Matilda, is such a book. It gave me permission to change my life.
― Lloyd Jones,