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Participle Story (2 Points)

  • In your CB, write a creative story that includes shifts in verb tense, using at least one of each of the starred helper+participle combos from your notes.
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Night Terror.

It’s a relentless creature, chasing the men through the streets of the labyrinthine city.

They turn a corner. It runs down the street. They duck into an alley. 1,122 more words

Short Story

Throwback Post- Present Vs. Past Tense: A Curious History

Originally posted on April 10, 2013.  This has been unaltered.  In fact, I didn’t even re-read it, so I’m going to keep myself in the dark.  973 more words


Editing Tip #77 - Structuring Your Book

You place the words “The End” on your manuscript and you’re ready to begin self-editing. Besides setting your work aside for a while to gain some distance from it (and hopefully a fresh perspective), it’s time to analyze the bones – its… 403 more words


four-wheel drive.

You only need to embody three things to drive a four-wheel vehicle in England and survive: Ruthlessness. Selfishness. Brutality. On the roads there is an ‘every man for himself’ maxim that everyone acknowledges but nobody says. 613 more words

#566 - Describe the Tense Mood...

…in a courtroom just before the verdict is delivered.

It was thick, like a pudding of dread and desperate hope that filled the room.  Nobody talked minus the occasional awkward cough and humming. 

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We Need More Pretty

Monday was difficult (with the Spring forward on the clocks) and having gone ‘Unplugged’ apparently I missed the emails for a big announcement for work.  But A.S. 325 more words