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Use Trump's tweets to teach your kids about comma splices

Donald Trump’s tweets are a treasure trove of examples of how an educated grownup should not write. Trump’s trespasses range from grammatical to syntactical to stylistic and include the rampant abuse of punctuation marks; a sloppier mind could scarcely be imagined. 377 more words

Brendan Beery

The Spoils of War: Storytelling in Action

The seventh season of HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones, is one of the best action movies to come out this year.

Except, Game of Thrones isn’t one – it is still a character-based drama at heart, although many viewers have come think of it this way. 1,093 more words


Are Blogs Overrated?  

I have asked myself this question over and over… There seems to be a love/hate relationship when it comes to “bloggers” and their blogs. Many don’t feel the information imparted on blogs can be viewed as informative. 317 more words


How to Survive being an Author (Part Three) #writing #amwriting #author #romance

For our third, and final, part of this series, we are going to look into just a couple more things that every author needs to survive. 889 more words

Writing A Novel

Two Awful Paragraphs that Illustrate How Not to Write

I was perusing news sites for reactions to the Arpaio pardon when I came upon this passage, which left my brain aching:

For the most part, Donald Trump is a pretty easy guy to figure out.

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Brendan Beery

Writing About the Things We Fear

“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.” — Natalie Goldberg… 547 more words

The Writing Process

How to Survive being an Author (Part Two) #writing #amwriting #author #romance

Last Monday I posted my story about finding a blog that didn’t live up to its title on how to survive being an author. Due to the size of my post, I had to split it up. 720 more words

Writing A Novel