My guest will be Charles Euchner (IKE-ner). Charles is a writer and teacher. He is the creator of The Elements of Writing, the only brain-based system for mastering writing and editing in all fields. He has taught at Yale, Holy Cross, Northeastern, and Penn, and he was the founding executive director of the Rappaport Institute at Harvard. His latest book is Keep It Short: A Practical Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, He is also the author of The Elements of Writing, a comprehensive guide to writing in all fields. He has also published books on civil rights (Nobody Turn Me Around), baseball (The Last Nine Innings), city pollutics (Urban Policy Reconsidered, with Steven McGovern), and the politics of sports (Playing the Field), among other works.