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For want of a comma: AP sends out confusing tweet that seems to double tragedy

Last week, the AP attempted to tweet about the landing of a plane which was carrying the remains of those who had perished in the MH17 disaster. 367 more words

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Torn Wings and Worn T'ings

Don’t worry I am not getting into selfies but this is a theme. This post relates to the last selfie post and the theme is “imperfection.” 600 more words

Tramp's Bestiary

Pause before you place that comma

Just because you have two or more adjectives before a noun doesn’t necessarily mean you need to place a comma between each one. This is one of my biggest pet peeves as a copyeditor, right up there with hyphens attaching a -ly adjective to another adjective (ex. 381 more words



Whew. I spent large amounts of time working on punctuation in the first novel this weekend and today. Comma’s are my enemy. Most everything else seems in order, but these damn comma’s and their placement seem to be a sticking point in my own writing. 224 more words

A few Butterfies from the Garden.

The Buddleia in the garden is fantastic for Bees and Hoverflies and oodles of Butterflies.
Here are just a few shots.
The Buddleia to me is just a vision of Summer for the insect world.

From The Garden

Comma, and workload

Work, lots and lost of work. Dissertation in the oven and books simmering on the Scrivner.

Some folks may disagree with me, but blogging , isn’t yet part of the priority pile. 53 more words

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