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Don't tell me the moon is shining.

Why The Glint of Light

Well sure, it's a reference to Chekhov's dictum: "Don't tell me the moon is shining. Show me the glint of light on broken glass." And yes, it's the low hanging fruit in the dense, tangled jungle of writerly advice.

But enough of Chekhov's low hanging fruit. It's smart advice that good writers employ. And, if you searched for "glint of light" and ended up here (and are still reading this), then the choice for this site's name was good in a search-engine-y sort of way too. (Yes, I wrote a sentence that starts with "and" and contains the phrase "search engine-y.")

The primary purpose for this site is to offer my editorial services to good writers—you know—the kind who look up things like "glint of light."

I will probably do some sporadic blogging about my own writing journey. I don't intend to provide advice, though if you glance quickly at the screen out of the corner of your eye, you might occasionally glean something useful.

If you want to visit a really good site about writing, some guy named Steve has one here.

Best wishes on your writing journey.

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