You know more about U.S. debt than you ever thought you would. Football came back with a dizzying volume of high-profile trades. And for many of you, the weather continues to misbehave (from flooding in the Great Lakes region to a continued drought in Texas).
Good news is that it’s Friday, and while you were paying attention to these big stories (or the weather) you missed some great writing about writing this week. From a new book on “microstyle” to a debate about whether we leave a digital fingerprint on email and social media, here are five stories that writers should check out: