Cheryl Magness, managing editor of the LCMS Reporter, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about what a writer’s job actually is, how a writer can make a reader’s job easier, and some things that make for good writing. Find these resources mentioned in this episode:
- George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language” https://www.orwell.ru/library/essays/politics/english/e_polit
- William Zinsser, On Writing Well https://www.amazon.com/Writing-Well-Classic-Guide-Nonfiction/dp/0060891548
- Strunk & White, The Elements of Style https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Style-Fourth-William-Strunk/dp/020530902X
The ‘Here I Write’ Conference for Lutheran Writers was created by Katie Schuermann as a place for Lutheran writers, editors, authors, journalists, preachers, teachers, professionals, novices to come together and learn from each other. It was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we’re overjoyed to welcome several of the speakers to our mini-conference on The Coffee Hour! Find all speakers and topics at kfuo.org/hereiwrite.
Have a topic you’d like to hear about on The Coffee Hour? Contact Andy Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-996-1519.