• What Gardening Can Teach Writers about Editing

    by Michelle Hutchinson I’m not much of a gardener, but I can’t stand seeing weeds in my lawn, especially the wild onions that stick up like cowlicks. Since I don’t like applying chemicals to my yard, I have taken to using the weed puller pictured to the left. I simply place the tines around the […]

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  • “‘Doc Hollywood’ Is Broadway Bound,” Says Author Neil Shulman

    by Michelle Hutchinson Leaving an event at the Carter Center last night, who should I run into but none other than Neil Shulman. If his name isn’t familiar to you, a screenplay adaptation of his book What? Dead Again? probably is. That 1978 novel appeared in movie theaters in 1991 as Doc Hollywood, starring Michael […]

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Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

I've never been one to follow conventional wisdom—at least when it doesn't make sense to me—and I'm not about to start now. Conventional wisdom says to limit your blog to one topic (e.g., writing) or to related topics (e.g., writing, reading, publishing), but my interests are too diverse.

While a good deal of this blog will be devoted to writing, editing, and resumes, I'll also explore topics in health, science, education, and a smattering of other areas. After all, I'm not only an editor and writer, but I am or have been a dentist, teacher, naval officer, environmental researcher, wife, parent, and pet owner.

I hope you'll take some time to provide comments on the posts.

The medical and health content on this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

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