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.…

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.”…

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,…