Author Archives: E. K. Sommer

Why an Editor Is Your Friend!

Excerpt from eContent Pro International It takes time to increase proficiency in academic writing, whether you have a knack for words or cringe at the idea of stringing together research. It has its own set of rules: structure, university or publishing formatting requirements, reference style, literature components, a specific audience, and of course, the conventional […]

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The Limits of Words

"Bruno knew he was a good writer. No doubts there. But what he didn't know was how long it lasted: this state of good writerliness. He feared that being a good writer wasn't a constant. It wasn't a state or a plane of existence. Maybe it was a pinnacle you reached only momentarily. What he […]

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The Homeless Rose

We were sitting outside drinking beer at a moderately clean, somewhat uncomfortable micro-brewery in downtown Gainesville. The air was dry and cool. It had not rained for a month and probably wouldn’t for several more. We were saying good-bye to a friend—ten or so of us gathered around a table with only four chairs. Some […]

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