Respect your Readers
by Megan DiMaria
This 2008 Associate Press news article caught my eye, and I think it has an application to writing.
Trust me, I’ll explain. But first, here’s the story:
Woman Shoots Self While Trying to Kill Mice
POTTER VALLEY, Calif. — A Mendocino County woman who was trying to kill mice in her trailer with a gun ended up shooting herself and another person.
The 43-year-old woman pulled out her .44-caliber Magnum revolver after she saw the mice scurrying across the floor [...]