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The Indelicate Editor - Situate the Thesaurus Yonder and Recede Deliberately

by Gayle Towell

Disproportionate use of a thesaurus in your writing is deleterious for voluminous reasons, not the slightest of which are the following:

1. Playing excessively with the patois habitually results in inconsistencies in the narrative voice. 566 more words

Gayle Towell

We Mixed

Burnt
Zest
Immix
Trinity
Come and play with me
Chunky energy changes fabric

Desperately avoiding 'E'

In the seminar this week I had one of my regular moments of insecurity in which I suspect my intellect is desperately inferior to that of everyone else’s. 513 more words

Roget's Thesaurus

What do John Romilly, the Master of the Rolls who initiated the Rolls Series of historical documents, Gabriel Beranger, whose ‘labours in the cause of Irish art and antiquities from 1760 to 1780’ were memorialised by Oscar Wilde’s father (and are coming soon!), Peter Mark Roget, who wrote the two-volume Bridgewater Treatise on… 1,097 more words

History

Children's Writer's Word Book

One of the best tools to help write a children’s picture book is the Children’s Writer’s Word Book published by Writer’s Digest Books. The book provides the right vocabulary and language for a children’s book audience. 51 more words

Reading

School - English Livesaver

Hey there!

First of, let me just tell you that what I have found, and what I am going to share with you today, is a life saver. 183 more words

October