Read/Write: Than vs Then

I guess you can call me a Grammar Nazi I have a friend, on FB, who drives me insane! She has this terrible habit of confusing words. For example: “I think her red dress is prettier then yours.” “Okay. I’ll be there the same time as you than.” It get’s worse! She uses the word […]


I am an author…a writer. Sometimes…I just wish I knew what I was doing. Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. – Mark Twain If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time — or […]

Write: The 5 “W’s” and an H

  Someone once said to me, “You’re a writer? That must be soo much fun!” “Oh sure,” I thought, “if you like finding needles in a stacks of needles.” Finding, rejecting, creating, finding again, rejecting again…the who, what, when, where, how…and most importantly the WHY of any story is not fun! It’s a job! A […]