Paul Holmes on well constructed writing
Paul Holmes comments
on the National Standards and shows how he can write after looking at a blank screen.
Now I can feel fairly sure that in three or four hours this blank screen with be adorned with neat, well-spelled, well-punctuated words, phrases, sentences and nicely contained paragraphs. I hope there will be order.
He then goes on to say in the very next sentence:
They words might even say something with, I hope, minimal impediment of clumsy construction.
Clumsy construction, indeed.