Posts Tagged: On Writing Well

The Rumpus Interview with Joe Ide


Joe Ide discusses his debut novel, IQ his writing process, and why he enjoys fly fishing. ...more

Word of the Day: Quiddity


(n.); the essence or inherent nature of a person or thing; an eccentricity; an odd feature; a trifle, nicety or quibble; from the Latin quid (“what”)

“He was friendly, polite, and deeply interested in even the fine points I raised, and to my astonishment accepted a number of my changes, later saying that he had learned a lot in the process.