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Talk to a reader, and seldom do they even notice them.
Talk to a writer, and they’re the most important thing ever. It’s hard to go very far in the internet world of novelists and other fiction writers without getting a pretty definitive opinion on dialogue tags. 1,999 more words
Do Mandarin and Montessori Mix?*
A good Mandarin Chinese class is not just a version of a Chinese class in China on American soil. In order to be successful, a Chinese class needs to borrow from different educational approaches that make sense for the students in the group. 607 more words
I believe that a writer ought to love and respect the English language in the same way that a musician ought to revere their instrument. Jimi Hendrix would not have been able to make the spell-binding music that he did if he didn’t respect his instrument, granted, he wasn’t the most technically polished guitarist, and he did play it upside down, with his teeth, and once set it on fire and subsequently smashed it. 1,188 more words