NY Times Article on stylistic ruts

I commend to you this article, which appeared last Sunday (Sep. 30, 2012) in the New York Times.

Escaping One’s Own Shadow

It makes an interesting point about how one’s writing is affected by one’s half-conscious mind-set and suggests ways to escape the stylistic ruts one can get into.  Speaking as a Ph.D. psychologist, I find the reverent psychobabble about priming to be a bit over the top, but priming does happen, so I guess I shouldn’t complain more than I just did.  So, I won’t.

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