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i did what i could. now its bcum srs business.

for me… :/


nice touch..


i kept all your replies to remind me of our time together back in 2011

Cat-agory Six

To Edit or Not to Edit

I belong to an email group for indie writers. Recently the group had a discussion about professional editing and whether or not it is important to hire an editor to review your story. 402 more words

Beth M James

Proper English and Good Grammar

Back in the day… the school days that is… spelling, English and grammar were my cup of tea. I still think it has its place; however, it is not as important as reaching people using, if necessary, everyday English and ‘grammese’. 179 more words

From Ferguson To New York: All Lives Matter

“All Lives Matter.” This has to be the chant taken up as I refuse to live my life believing that every police officer I run into is looking for a way to abuse his authority due to the color of my skin. 639 more words

Fhg Studios

Writing advice: Use actual words

Have you ever listened to an interview on the television or radio and wondered whether one of the words they are using is, in fact, a real word?  624 more words


Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Had Better Grammar Tips

Does anyone even know the definition of an infinitive? It’s one of the most basic forms of a verb “to be, to have, to hold” are some examples. 230 more words

Backstory Blog

Cardinal numbers versus Ordinal numbers

Did you know that cardinal numbers under 10 should be spelled out?

Spell out whole numbers up to and including nine (e.g., zero, two). Ex., “At this three-day event, you will have the opportunity to …” 20 more words

Backstory Blog