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Adverbs, Vonnegut and Me

Kurt Vonnegut loathed adverbs (a noun, word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group), slaying them at every turn, making me aware how often I use them. That LY you don’t … Continue reading

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Omit Needless Words

Damn that Stephen King. He’s the one who said in his book, On Writing, I should read The Elements of Style, the esteemed grammar manual, as though it were a bible.  Here I’m basking in my assumed brevity only to … Continue reading

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The Imperfect Susannah B.

As you know I write every day no matter what else is going on in my life. It brings me lots of joy. That said, I’m always mortified whenever I make a mistake. In Monday’s post I spelled the word … Continue reading

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