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Paul Grayson

Specializes in: Profiles, Business, Education, Technology, Science

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Work has previously appeared: Unpublished, National Daily Newspaper, Trade Magazine, National Television, Online Trade Magazine, Newsletter

What did Mark Twain learned about writing while sailing on riverboats? I went to sea for 16 years to find out. Off watch we gathered on the hatch cover and listened to the best story tellers spin long well told yarns. After a while I joined the rotation and told stories too. At first they were passable, but with much practice I began to be able to hold a listeners attention for longer stretches of time. Having an audience starved for entertainment and unable to escape the confines of the ship helped. Surprisingly sea-stories, at sea, are rarely about seafaring. They are more often about home, where ever that might be.

My specialty is taking a complex engineering subject and translating it into conversational English.

Last updated: 6/1/2020 5:26:18 AM ()

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