This post will probably come off wrong. I will sound like an arrogant SOB, someone who thinks my writing is far superior to its actual quality.

Believe me, I have no illusions that I am a Clemens, a Jefferson, or even an H.S. Thompson. Nevertheless, I have noticed something among some commenters that, in light of the impending discussion, I feel I must mention.

Please, please, please, when you comment on this site, try to write. I cannot even recall how many comments I read that are, frankly, unintelligible. Sentence fragments, no punctuation, no paragraphs, come on people. This is about writing. Do not assume we know what you mean: we don't!

I intended to use examples, but I do not want to discourage anyone from writing. I don't want to hear "But I'm a bad writer" as an excuse not to comment. We all know how to capitalize sentences and put periods at the end. We all have reasonably well organized thoughts. Just spend the extra two minutes to read your comments, put yourself in the shoes of someone who doesn't already know your point, and clean it up.

I want to know what you have to say, I really do. Please don't make me guess.

End of rant, such as it is.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Kindly stated, kindly understood.

Thank you.