On Language and the Possibility of Prescriptivism

I consider blogging part of my job now. When you want to become a professional writer, you have to take every opportunity you can to write and to learn... and to have your grammar ripped apart. I admit, I haven't been a saint when it comes to pleasing the grammar gods, but I haven't been … Continue reading On Language and the Possibility of Prescriptivism

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It’s bound to happen sooner or later…

I’m currently suffering through a rather dreadful episode of writer’s block. Since I’m unable to write anything without erasing it from the page moments later, I decided that I would try working it out by writing about it. Makes sense, no? So, I’m going to blog about the process involved and whatever progress I make … Continue reading It’s bound to happen sooner or later…

Does Working as a Content Monkey Stifle Your Creativity?

For starters, some of you may be wondering what constitutes a "content monkey." Its meaning is similar to that of a "code monkey," if you are familiar with that term. As a freelance writer, the only way to make decent money is by churning out article after article. In this world, your words are used … Continue reading Does Working as a Content Monkey Stifle Your Creativity?

Introduction on How to Improve your Writing Swagger.

(What? Two posts in twelve hours; she must be a workhorse. Nope, I'm just procrastinating.) Some of my posts will deal with style, which in my opinion is just as important as grammar. You can know all the words and grammatical rules in the world, but without your own, unique voice, you'll never become a … Continue reading Introduction on How to Improve your Writing Swagger.

I heart vocabulary.

I'm posting this from my new tablet, and its is actually quicker to use than a keyboard. On Thursday, I plan on writing a post about freelance writing. I'm planning to include information about various content mill sites, the work invoked, the application processes and how often they payout. So, look forward to that? 🙂 … Continue reading I heart vocabulary.