Tag Archives: writing

Thirty Shades of Blue

A friend’s post on Facebook earlier today provided me with a writing prompt I could not ignore. Friend: My house is getting painted starting next week, and I need to pick colors. It’s a cape that has the proportions of … Continue reading

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We Are Not German! Or, A Note on Random Capitalization

I cannot bite my tongue one more time, and so you, dear internet, get a remedial English grammar lesson. We are not German! We use capital letters with more restraint, and we do not use them for emphasis, no matter … Continue reading

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Enjoy Yer Readn

I had the great honor of helping to judge the preliminary round for the Houston PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest this afternoon. We read some phenomenal stories from some children who are talented story tellers, enjoyed illustrations from some kids … Continue reading

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