August MacGregor

Celebrating Sensuality. Intended for mature audiences, 18 and over

Favors for Writers


Elements of Style cover, from AbeBooks (Wikipedia)

AbeBooks (Wikipedia)

“If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.”
― Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker

Source: Goodreads
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Author: augustmacgregor

I'm a writer of erotica and romantic fiction.

13 thoughts on “Favors for Writers

  1. Can’t tell you how many times that book was recommended to me… But so far, this may be the first time someone suggested shooting me. (Although, once someone threatened to “gut me like a pig.”)

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  2. LOL so true. I heard about this a lot, but I had yet to read it. I think it is time to read it, lol, kindle here I come.


  3. Yey… got the book on kindle ✨

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  4. That book is one of my favourites. I was an English undergrad and it was my writing bible. I still try to follow the rules but confess to being fairly lax these days.


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