In which I introduce my short (poetic) fiction.
In which the editor is not funny.
In which the patient distracts herself from dentistry with editing.
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.… Continue reading Damn it Jim, I’m an Editor, Not a Writer
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.”… Continue reading New Words, New Ideas
A very short, sweet, little story about a bear, inpsired by a photo writing prompt by Wendy Larrivee.
I was just reading back on my entries here. Yeah, I know, didn't take long. My first one said I was going to figure out a focus. Yes, I almost snorted coffee through my nose, too. Focus is over-rated. And keeping me from writing. So, from now on, you lucky souls get my lovely, unfocused,… Continue reading Wandering, as usual
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… Continue reading Remembering Why I do This
I have continued doing writing and editing as SimplySo. I am on both Elance and oDesk. I am also driving up to Tenn. fairly often learning business stuff (general ledgers and so on) that is currently being done by my mother, who desperately wants to retire. The company is owned by her, so retiring is… Continue reading SimplySO and Moving On.
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.