Victor Wishna

Victor Wishna's work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, the New York Post, NPR, KCMetropolis.org, and others. His writing and editing services firm, The Vital Word helps find the right words for nonprofit, corporate, and individual clients. Follow him on Twitter: @vwishna.

Why Computers Can’t Write Novels…Yet

Best of Book Riot: On “Bad” Words in Good Literature

Best of Book Riot: A Dictionary Whodunit Worthy of Encyclopedia Brown

A Dictionary Whodunit Worthy of Encyclopedia Brown

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More New Words for Life, the Universe, and Everything

Quiz Time: Who Named My Battleship?

THE BOOK RIOT 50: #15 At Least Speak Like You’re Well-Read

THE BOOK RIOT 50: #39 How Many Words Have You Killed Today?

Downright Demotic: Words Are Better Than Pictures

Counting on the Classics

Can “Nuqjatlh” and “JIyajbe” Be Far Behind?

It’s Official: Writers and Editors Deserve Kindness, Too

New Words, Old Gripes

Every Good Word Deserves a Medal

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