The Wild Child of British Literature is Generous with Writing Advice

Writing describes a range of activities, like farming.  Plowing virgin fields – writing new scenes – demands freshness, but there’s also polishing to be done, fact-checking, character-autobiography writing, realigning the text after you’ve made a late decision that affects earlier passages – that kind of work can be done in the fifth, sixth, and seventh…

The Five Worst People in America: Language Edition

Folks love disrespect in list form.  Believe it or not, there’s an anti texting-while-driving portion at that link which prompted one Sweet Reader to write to her local newspaper offering $20 to anyone who caught her texting at the wheel in her Key Biscayne neighborhood.  The letter asked others to make the same pledge.  No…