Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Day in the Life

I know of a number of writers who have managed to build successful careers between wiping noses, bandaging skinned knees and doing all the other things that the raising of small children entails. I’m very impressed by this because the slightest interruption breaks my concentration and children … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules

I’m not sure how all the various rules of writing came into existence, but I think we’ve got more than we need.  Some rules make perfectly good sense, others seem to be the product of some word Nazi who doesn’t have enough to … Continue reading

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Creative Uses of Words that Begin With the Letter F…

I love words. Long and short, serious and ridiculous, (with the exception of chortle–it’s a stupid word and I refuse to use it) and even the words I’ve never been able to pronounce correctly. (Like earsling. It always comes out ear sling, even though I know better.) … Continue reading

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Technology is My Friend…

After careful consideration, I’ve come to the conclusion that computer technology was brought to us by aliens. There’s no other plausible explanation. No mere mortal could have developed this kind of technology on their own. I’m not claiming that the … Continue reading

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