By Jack Limpert
The cover story of the July 21 Sports Illustrated is about basketball player Lebron James but the wonderful surprise inside is a Tom Verducci story about Roger Angell, the writer.
Any writer has to appreciate the second graf:
“Writing well is hard. It requires constant thinking. The gears, flywheels and levers of the mind click and clatter non-stop. Writing is flying an airplane without instruments, almost always through the dark storms of doubt. It is new every time.”