As I slowly edit my latest manuscript, I find that I'm in the habit of utilizing adverbs and weak verbs...a lot. While I believe adverbs have their place in writing, I have to remind myself that I should search for strong verbs as a replacement....
In Feeling Lucky, Megan O’Malley pinches a cute guy's bum and catches a leprechaun. Turns out they're not that short though they are bad about sharing. Still Megan needs that money - no matter how tricky or cute the man!
In Restless Spirits, Marilee Harper agrees to renovate a B&B breakfast where fixtures turn themselves off and on, and old baseballs fly without help. But these aren’t the worst of her worries. She’s also falling hard for her boss who’s then kidnapped by fairies!
Southern Writers - Suite T: Mixing It Up With Different Genres
Like most writers, I'm an avid reader and not just in my published genre. I read everything I can get my hands on and I'm always on the hunt
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Neolithic Immigration: How Middle Eastern Milk Drinkers Conquered Europe...
New research has revealed that agriculture came to Europe amid a wave of immigration from the Middle East during the Neolithic period. The n
Rwanda Genocide: In Rwanda, Reconciliation Is Hard Won
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the genocide, villagers in the countryside struggle to forgive the unforgivable.
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' celebrates its 50th birthday
Anniversary celebrations by the book's publisher, Penguin for Young Readers, will include a National Golden Ticket Sweepstakes, through whic
A Tour of the Eerie Villages France Never Rebuilt After WWI
After the Battle of Verdun left hundreds of thousands dead, the towns-turned-battlefields sat empty out of respect.
5 Trendy Words That Are Actually Ancient | Reader's Digest
Hip dudes have been friending each other for centuries. Legit!
Proofreading: The Tricks of the Trade by Kathy Bryson
The Tricks Of The Trade Kathy Bryson When I published Feeling Lucky, I knew there was an error in it somewhere. In fact, I thought of about
Teenage advocate of native education in Canada becomes comics superhero
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Lamenting the Greater Fall: 19th Century Prison Reform and The Women's P...
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Presenting YA RETELLINGS - an epic chart brought to you by Epic Reads.
Prehistoric forest uncovered by storms in Cardigan Bay - in pictures
The skeletal trees of Borth forest – last alive 4,500 years ago and linked to lost kingdom of Cantre’r Gwaelod – appear at shoreline