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Irony

Irony: Pervasive punctuation errors in a blog post saying professional authors — real, serious-about-the-craft writers of any sort — always make sure their writing is free of errors. Punctuation advice of the day: Do not add a comma after a … Continue reading

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…and then the source of “glitches” dried up.

I’ve mentioned that I like to use Pinterest to find examples for my “Writing Glitch” posts, right? Well, that source is no longer an option: I don’t know why, but Pinterest has been, for the last few months, throwing a … Continue reading

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Tirade Redux

The first part of this is copied from an older post (which you can find here). Sorry, but I’m going to have to use figurative language in this one (which is sort of important to a point I’m trying to … Continue reading

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“Finder” can no longer be found here… but I’ll still talk about it. A LOT.

(I did mention that I don’t do April Fools’ Day, right? Yeah. So everything in this post is as real as anything in a post on any other day. There will be sarcasm and such, but I won’t lie to … Continue reading

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(idjits and the ban hammer)

Another rambling-ish, ranting-ish (eep! Weaver expressing how he feels about something! is that even allowed?) blog post that I’m sharing now because someone expressed an interest: I have decided that I am entirely done with attempting to explain to (usually … Continue reading

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Apropos of nothing, a science rant…

Please, please do not write sci-fi as if solar (or stellar) system is synonymous with galaxy! “But they’re the same thing… right?” *slightly despairing sigh* Not even remotely. And really, this is the sort of thing you should have learned … Continue reading

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“This is why we can’t have nice things” — the my-clone-saw-this-on-Facebook edition

One of Paul’s friends on Facebook (probably Devon-not-Devin) shared the link to some silly word quiz that, supposedly, only people with IQs in the 140-149 range can get a perfect score on. (Why is there a top to this range? … Continue reading

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