Language is not static. Language evolves over time. Words come en vogue (or are invented) and some words become passé or archaic. As language changes, so do the “rules” of its use.
For example: someone says to you that “every sentence ends with a period and that rule will…
As all writers know, the page is a battlefield. First, you must conquer the blankness of the white paper (or screen, depending on your preferred setting), then all of your little troops of letters must be ordered about to create sense and purpose. In this epic struggle between mind and matter, where do you draw the line between being correct and being creative?
In a perfect world, we would all be churning out perfectly written sentences full of revelatory, life-changing…Continue
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If you’ve ever written a personal essay or memoir or even retold an elaborate story that relies on memory to a rapt group at a…Continue
I've posted a new poem, "The Rules for Planting Roses", in response to this month's "Roses" theme at TweetSpeakPoetry blog and Every Day Poems.
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