Wikipedia: A Bold Experiment in Community

I’m a big fan of collaborative writing. So no wonder I found Andrew Lih’s book about the world’s largest collaborative writing project fascinating: The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia. Wikipedia is often my first read when I need a quick explanation or overview of a topic. I knew […]

How to Give Chocolate-Worthy Writing Feedback

One morning last week I opened my front door to find a basket of Godiva chocolates. It was sent by a colleague who had asked me to critique his film script. A note said thatmy feedback had helped him complete a successful revision. This was a first. A writing critique more often induces distress, not […]