Good Writing Makes the Familar New

Good writing makes something familiar seem new again, and the mundane fantastic. It sheds new light and creates new perspective on things we thought we knew and understood. It directs focus in ways that illuminates the theme of the writing, not distracting from it.



Flaherty, Francis. The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing. Reprint edition. Harper Perennial, 2010.