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Another Immutable Writerly Rule

Treat the below items like the puss filled sebaceous cysts they are and excise them from your manuscript:

Obvious/assumed actions and redundant informational  phrases:

  Tricky Dick Mugillacutty picked up a slice of pizza in his hand, brought it to his mouth and took a bite. 267 more words

For The Love Of Grammar

The bottom line in writing is that grammar is important. You may not think much about it while you are in the creative process of writing your book, story, article, or essay since it really is something that takes a lot of time to master. 426 more words


Feeling Supported and Loved

This weekend was a special one. One of those weekends that leaves us feeling incredibly thankful our friends and family.


We are part of a vibrant community that rallies around us not only in our times of need, but also in those rare times we accomplish something of merit. 137 more words

Motivation / Craft

Medium cool

A meander through economics, publishing, and the state of the culture. Oh, and Gene Roddenberry, too.

Economic Writing


Recent chatter about copyright infringement concerning music (see Spirit’s “Taurus” vs. Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” or Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines” vs. Marvin Gaye’s “Gotta Give it Up”) has reignited discussion of copyright issues in the literary world. 317 more words


No. 1001

The Drunken Viewpoint: night v day. By CpSingleton © 2015

The marvellous thing about the world is this:

No matter how pissed you get you still seem to hit the loo. 14 more words