Bad Writing About Joan Didion Is No Way to Praise Joan Didion

Tom Scocca · 11/14/14 03:55PM

Are you a writer? Do you admire the writing of Joan Didion? Do you want to express this admiration? Here's a good way to do it: Read some Didion to yourself, and then go out and write a good essay about something, in a voice that sounds like you and reflects your era.