Inspiration Engagement Pieces 2013-01-28 00:00

Writing Quotes by Michael Pollan

A collection of Writing Quotes by Michael Pollan

Yes, I very much like to have a personal stake in what I'm writing about.

Fairness forces you - even when you're writing a piece highly critical of, say, genetically modified food, as I have done - to make sure you represent the other side as extensively and as accurately as you possibly can.

Anyway, in my writing I've always been interested in finding places to stand, and I've found it very useful to have a direct experience of what I'm writing about.

My writing is remarkably non-confessional; you actually learn very little about me.

Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.

Be confident about grammar

Check every email, essay, or story for grammar mistakes. Fix them before you press send.