Don’t Write When Angry

Washington Post political columnist Dana Milbank, while speaking to a Georgetown University journalism class, gave the aspiring writers a pearl of wisdom about how he writes his biting columns with edge but not bitterness: “We’ve all heard about how you’re not supposed to drive while angry. You also shouldn’t write while angry.”

So as an aspiring writer who also happens to be angry at the moment, I’ll keep my thoughts to myself, sleep on them, and see how I feel tomorrow.

In the meantime, here’s something to put a smile on your face:

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Jim Borden

Accounting Prof. at Villanova; happily married for 30+ years; father of 3 outstanding young men; vegan; interests: fitness, creativity, education, blogging, social media.

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