There is a great opportunity for us as readers, writers, editors and students to look at an enduring work of literary culture and ask the question “Why.” What was it — what is it — about these 269 words that stick with us? I like to call the process X-ray reading.
Join us for a chat about Lincoln’s great speech, and, more important, about his skills as a writer and an editor today. There is no reason why Honest Abe’s writing tools can’t exist on your workbench.
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