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Ben Yagoda explains how not to write bad. Badly, that is.
Ben Yagoda, a teacher and writer, is bringing a work to the Festival of Books that should be of particular interest to the aspiring writers in attendance. His new book is "How to Not Write Bad," a conversational how-to that can help point the way to avoiding the pitfalls of bad writing.
By Carolyn Kellogg
April 9, 2013