I have a new infographic!
Jack, from Custom Writing shared with me an infographic he made called 28 Boring Words and What to Use Instead. It’s very much like a visual thesaurus! It’s great to have a tool like that, for those times when you’re reaching for a better way to say something.
To see the infographic in its full size, be sure to click the link!
About this projectFinally, a literary journal you don’t have to be ashamed to be caught reading! I don’t have a problem with stories that make you think. I like thinking. Here’s the problem: I also like to have fun. Sometimes I just wish I could pick up a magazine and have every story in it be exciting and enjoyable.StoryHack Action & Adventure is that fun literary journal you and I have been waiting for. This campaign is to help launch issue #1.
Saccharine verbiage and repetitive abstraction do not a poem make.
The Noble Art Is Not So Noble | PJ Media
Yes, what a true line. I confess, I am guilty. Great article!
The convenience and ubiquity of texting should make it easier to compose a message that reads like an actual sentence rather than as a secret code, right? Not so fast. A recent study reveals that many people see proper grammar and punctuation in text messaging as classic jerk behavior.
Experts Say That Periods in Text Messages Come Across as ‘Standoffish,’ ‘Insincere’ | PJ Media
*blink* What? Jerk behavior? For using proper grammar?!
Oh that makes me very unhappy! Grammar nerds don’t want to be perceived as being jerks at all!