Two writing and editing tips, courtesy of Hunter Thompson

Playboy shared its correspondence with the gonzo journalist. Inside those letters are two lessons for wordsmiths.

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Playboy magazine, for instance, released some of its correspondence with the legendary journalist.

You can read the letters here. Other websites have already read through them, pulling out some highlights, such as Thompson’s cure for a hangover. And The Atlantic Wire highlighted several “tips” from the letters, and a couple of them address writing and editing.

To wit (via The Atlantic Wire):

“How to edit a rambling magazine article: Throw it out the window.

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