In which the patient distracts herself from dentistry with editing.
Damn it Jim, I’m an Editor, Not a Writer
You know I’m not a writer, right? I’m an editor, a proofreader, a beta, someone good to just talk to about the structure of your article or novel. That’s my real talent. I can take something good and help make it great. I know how to say what you wanted to say, but more clearly.…
Here’s Why Commas are Hard.
Thanks, Visual Communication Guy
New Words, New Ideas
I love language. I love to read it, write it, study it, analyze it, and I love to watch it change and grow. Recently there’s been a mini-explosion of nouns made into verbs. Things like peopling and adulting. As in, “I just can’t adult today,” instead of the stodgier, “I can’t be an adult today.”…
To prompt or not to prompt?
So today I’m on about writing prompts. Everyone gets stuck and needs an idea occasionally. I’ve recently done some writing and posting on the blog using photos as prompts They were mostly just quick little shorts, impressions, an opening scene or a line of poetry. A friend has taken a series of walking around her neighborhood…
Drabble – Photo Prompt 1
A very short, sweet, little story about a bear, inpsired by a photo writing prompt by Wendy Larrivee.
Day 8 and still going.
A year? A whole year and 5 months since I last posted. I'm always composing posts in my head, and they just never make it all the way to the keyboard. It's intimidating to write online anymore. There's really good stuff out there. It's hard to stop that little (evil) voice that says, "Oh, someone…
Remembering Why I do This
I just was looking back at some Velvet Ink things, and ran up on this review. It was one of my first clients, and someone I still do work for. It was just fulfilling to get that kind of praise. And the product is really cool too. For those of you in the UK, I recommend you…
I'm no longer part of Velvet Ink. It was not fully my choice, but I'm at peace with it. It wasn't a waste, I learned a lot. Now I'm on my own with the company, SimplySO.