Jonathan Goldstein shows no mercy
The host of CBC Radio's WireTap on the value of subjecting yourself to an extreme writing makeover.
A writer has to learn not to be precious, to keep throwing out and throwing out - to get to what's good - to learn that creation is an act of merciless BS cutting in the pursuit of what's honest.
- Jonathan Goldstein
Jonathan Goldstein is the host and producer of WireTap. He's a frequent contributor to public radio's This American Life and a columnist for The National Post.
Editor's note: We actually cut this tip out of a longer piece of Jonathan's that we ran a while ago on Canada Writes. Theory into practice!