Some of you may know that this is National Novel Writing Month—affectionately known as NaNoWriMo. The idea is that you
Lawyers constantly fear that their words will be taken out of context, so they cram qualifiers in every sentence to combat that possibility. Living in and acting out of fear produces many bad results, and hideous legal writing is but one of them.
As a fledgling writer, you might be better off avoiding flat-out battles with your critic every time you try to write. I’m just sayin’. Instead, try powering your writing from the non-linear, right side of your brain, by using images as your launching point.
How can you tell if you are a writer? Well, there are tons of people who will tell you all kinds of magical signs to watch for, but in reality it’s pretty simple to figure out.
Writing and changing to an alternative legal career have a lot in common. Your mindset going in is all-important. I
So you think you might want to be a writer rather than practice law? Maybe it’s been a secret ambition
I knew I wasn’t going to get away with a simple “challenge precedent” message. Thanks for pushing me on that,