(Full disclosure: we writers love the fact that we don't have to pay for our words, but we get mighty upset if other people don't pay for them. Here's how it works.)
These days, arts and sciences are worlds apart. But it never used to be this way. So what's the difference between art and science, and why are they different nowadays?
In school, students are told to use complex vocabulary, but in reality, many writers try to use simple words, like Ernest Hemingway. What other things are kids told about writing that contradict real life?