Writing & Editing Writers: A small—but important—tip from Hunter S. Thompson This sign sat atop Thompson’s television, and, according to the sign, it was his third rule—presumably about writing. By Michael SebastianMarch 1, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.