Writing at Its Best


Writing at Its Best by Emily Reardon This is the first in a series of reflections on the nature of "good writing," a phrase more often invoked than defined. While each of us may have a different take on what constitutes such writing, there is much to be gleaned from others' definitions. For Emily Reardon '16, Princeton Writes' Undergraduate Fellow, good writing has the power to change our perspective – sometimes dramatically. When I think of writing at its best, I think of a trick I once played on my sister in the summer. While she was out fighting the ocean current [...]

Writing at Its Best2020-01-14T14:21:47-05:00

Meet Emily Reardon ’16, Undergraduate Fellow


This is the first of a three-part series of profiles featuring undergraduates who have made a significant difference in the life of Princeton Writes in 2013-2014, its inaugural year. The profiles were prepared by Emily Reardon '16. Emily Reardon was raised in Little Silver, New Jersey, not more than 50 minutes east of Princeton, right along the Atlantic. While her life and travels, to this point, have not taken her far outside New Jersey and her small town, with their safety and sameness, she turned, at a young age, to creative writing. Through writing, she was able to journey around the [...]

Meet Emily Reardon ’16, Undergraduate Fellow2014-05-04T23:41:29-04:00
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