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Taking a page out of business school (please, bear with me, I like to think the effort to get that MBA years ago was good for something) 596 more words
For those who have followed or joined me along the way of my 257 posts I am moving. I have created a new WordPress website where I will continue blogging about writing including a ‘who I am’ page and links to my e-books with a synopsis of each. 30 more words
In my previous post I wrote how to introduce a minor character into your story. We met Grover in a barbershop. He was 5’8″, bald, wore a green wool shirt, red suspenders and Levi’s with a massive gut sagging down over his pants. 296 more words
Pearly Kings and Queens of London
So–slang. What is it? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary it is “informal nonstandard vocabulary”. In this post I’m using it to mean text that is riddled with idiomatic, nonstandard language signifying a specific regional or economic background. 793 more words
Every tale needs a protagonist and antagonist, a hero and villain, a good guy and bad guy. But a tale also needs minor characters, maybe just a character in a barbershop, something to divert or give a change of pace, a set-up for what is to come. 347 more words