Why Grammar Matters

There’s an old joke that most of us have probably heard at some point, and it goes something like this: “Today I met a man with a wooden leg named Smith!” “So what’s the name of his other leg?” Misplaced modifiers often lead to...

Tips to Use Your Five Senses When Writing

Guest post by Terry Persun We all know the old adage, show don’t tell, and including sensory detail from our five senses helps us drop the reader into our story world.  Here are some tips to consider for your next project. Sight The most often used sense when...

Writing by Hand

After a stint in journalism for daily and weekly newspapers, I spent more than 20 years in and around the high tech industry, so I am very comfortable with computers. I use them in nearly every aspect of my life. Writing on a keyboard is my preferred method for its...