"Writing is a skill, not a talent, and thus one's ability as a writer can be improved by thoughtful effort. The problem with some people is that they graduate college as good writers, experience early success on account of that, and thus never devote themselves diligently to the relentless quest for improvement that could make them great writers."
Over at No Sheeples Here, Carol's populist flock is now flying the Gadsden Flag: Rumors that Carol has gotten "Don't Tread on Me" tattooed in a special place could not be confirmed this morning. But until the rumors are denied . . .