Hi, Folks! Hope your day is going well so far, you’ve been staying safe and healthy at home, and you’re now ready for another #WhyWriteWrong post. 😊 LET’S GET THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD! As you might imagine, I have loads of these misunderstood words and phrases at hand, because many of us … Continue reading #WhyWriteWrong?
Every now and then as I’m reading, I see a word that pops out at me as being misused, and by that, I mean the writer didn’t understand the correct definition of the word. Let me say right up front, I’m not an English teacher, nor a grammarian, but sometimes, it’s pretty obvious that what … Continue reading #WhyWriteWrong?
Hi, Folks! Marcia here, hailing you from central Florida where temps are starting to soar, and spring is tipping over into summer even as I type. So much for getting all my outdoor projects done before I can no longer bear to leave my air-conditioned house for anything more than a quick trip to the … Continue reading #WhyWriteWrong?
Hi, Folks! Marcia here, checking in from way down south in central Florida. Hope you’ve all been having a great week, so far. Since this is my first "official" post as a new member of the Story Empire family, I thought I’d start off with something quick and easy--a short post in my ever-growing series, … Continue reading #WhyWriteWrong?
Hello, SeERs. Mae here today to talk about something I never tire of discussing—regional dialect. I love books wherein an author paints their characters with distinctive speech patterns, colloquialisms, and accents. By the same token, a little goes a long way. I recall reading a novel set in Scotland where the constant use of brogue … Continue reading Let’s Talk Regional