Here is a full 12 month set of 1931 Popular Science magazines in good situation. All show some wear, some fading & discoloration. Some small rips & tears in spots. January is lacking the back cowl.
Writing Galaxy taught me a lot. For every line of every page I tried to assume how a non-skilled would interpret the phrases. Looking again over earlier drafts, I can see how the text evolved substantially as I furiously self-edited. My mantra all through was Orwell’s rules for effective writing: never use a protracted phrase when a short one will do, lower out phrases if possible, avoid jargon. These are rules that I actually have applied to my analysis writing, and I wish to assume that my papers and proposals have improved because of this expertise.
There’s some evidence that the approach may be an effective one. Researchers at Yale lately found that the … Read more