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Steven Pinker: The Psycholinguist’s Sense of Style

Steven Pinker: The Psycholinguist’s Sense of Style

By | October 2, 2015 at 3:44 pm

An excerpt from the prologue of Steven Pinker’s most recent work, The Sense of Style, in which he explains what a psycholinguist can bring to the writing guide. Pinker will join PEN Canada, Oct 22.

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Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

By | June 4, 2015 at 6:12 pm

On June 2, 2015 PEN Canada presented Fighting Words at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall.

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Stephen King On Writing

Stephen King On Writing

By | October 18, 2013 at 4:36 pm

In lead up to our double feature with Stephen King and Owen King, we collected writing advice from Stephen’s memoir, On Writing. It’s a short read because “most books about writing are filled with bullshit,” he writes. In this spirit we’ve further condensed his advice to these essentials.

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