An Alphabet of Better Writing # W

W is for…Warp and Weft …and weavers, who when they are working (so much alliteration), stretch one set of threads across their looms (the warp) so that a second set (the weft) can be woven through it.  When you are weaving this creates fabric, when...
What You Can Learn from John Lanchester…

What You Can Learn from John Lanchester…

Well, loads of things, of course, he’s a brilliant writer.  But having just read Capital, which is set in a single London street and anatomises the effects of the 2008 financial crisis on its inhabitants, what struck me most was the way in which he was able to...