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Doing Your Work

The other day in an online writer's group a gentleman asked, "A question for all you writers: did you spend time learning about the craft of writing before you wrote anything, or did you start writing first, and learn along the way?" After a few hours, no one had...

Fun with Punctuation

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine posted on Facebook that she loves commas, so much so that she tends to overuse them.  To which she received comments from her geeky friends (including me) regarding which punctuation marks were their favorites. One friend...

Mediocrity

I went to a conference once, and one of the speakers said something I'll never forget.  His opening words were, "Dare to be Mediocre!"  (Umm...professional development...what?—we were all momentarily confused.)  It definitely caught our attention. He went on to say...