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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Stretching myself too thin~

I know that I've been blogging way more than I have in the past two months, but I'd rather over-blog then under-blog (oh, how I love poetic license!) I've got too many writing and work commitments right now and I'm not sure what to do. This is what happens when I get a majority of … Continue reading Stretching myself too thin~

My 10 tips for new freelance writers

1. Start a website or blog. A lot of potential clients that you find on Craigslist will ask to see links to your personal website. You don't have to think of it as a personal journal; instead, write on current events and topics that interest you. If you read an interesting news article, write a … Continue reading My 10 tips for new freelance writers

Page Fright: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Words

One of my books says that you aren't a true writer if you don't feel a stabbing anxiety in your chest every time you look at a blank screen. I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one out there that goes through a minor panic attack while deciding which words are worthy enough … Continue reading Page Fright: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Words