Constance Hale


Constance Hale is a San Francisco-based journalist and the author of Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing (W. W. Norton, 2012) as well as Sin and Syntax and Wired Style. Her essays and articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Smithsonian, Afar, and Wired. She covers writing and the writing life at

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