How to Write: My 8 Secrets

2016-03-20T23:07:14+00:00June 14, 2013|Categories: Blog, Writing|Tags: |

learn to writeI don’t remember a time when I didn’t love to write and wasn’t obsessed with words. I’ve done crossword puzzles since childhood and have been known to read the dictionary. I’m a natural writer — by that I mean no one has ever formally taught […]

Everyone Needs an Editor — I’m Here to Help

2016-05-28T06:56:50+00:00March 6, 2013|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , |

get-it-right-sqI’m fed up. It’s fingernails-on-the-chalkboard irritating.

I’ve discussed this issue adnosium.*

I can hardly bare* it.

This just doesn’t peak* my interest at all.

These are all errors I’ve seen on blogs whose writers should know better. They aren’t junior high school kids blogging about preteen angst, they are smart professionals […]

Nine Commonly Misused Words

2018-02-27T17:26:28+00:00December 15, 2011|Categories: Writing|Tags: , |

grammar mistakes
Just like other bad habits, it’s easy to fall into sloppy or ill-informed patterns where words are concerned. The more we see an expression — correct or incorrect — the more it becomes burned into our brain. Here are nine words that are commonly misused.

Momentarily […]