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“Grammer Dont Matter”?

(This post could have been titled “Sometimes, he has to tell someone off for being deliberately, unspeakably stupid.”) Warning: contains metaphors, sarcasm, and cussing. Also contains logic. Read at your own risk. I find it both disheartening and immensely annoying … Continue reading

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Writing the ‘Realistic Female Character’

This post probably merits a Harsh Sarcasm Ahead warning label all on its own. Also, there will be a lot of asides and tangents. (Sometimes my brain works that way. Unless you’re new here, you already know that.) It still … Continue reading

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Cancelling the Apocalypse

I’ll admit it: I typed nearly all of this post last year, back in August. Here we are on this lovely first day of March, 2017, and it’s a lovely day because it’s March, 2017, and the world is still here. Being … Continue reading

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More Bad Advice to Writers Leads to More Bloggish Outrage

One more “this is why we can’t have nice things” post to end the year… There’s a “writing advice” site I found through a reblog from someone I follow. I’m not going to tell you whose blog it was, because I … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he realizes it’s better to quit and try again later.

Tried to write a blog post in response to an article about ‘the only way to write a realistic female character.’ Got angry, went on a tangent, lost focus… Tried to write a blog post in response to someone’s comment … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he just can’t wrap his mind around “corrections” made to a manuscript.

This is a follow-up to “Sometimes, he rants about the occasional lack of professional skills from some of his so-called colleagues,” a post from about a week ago. For those who didn’t read it, here’s the short version: I am … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he rants about the occasional lack of professional skills from some of his so-called colleagues.

The more freelance editors/proofreaders out there who don’t have a goddamn clue how to handle even the most basic aspects of writing (punctuating compound sentences, noun-verb agreement, choosing the right homophone, choosing the right adjective, when to end a sentence … Continue reading

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