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Weekly Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

[We must all strive for perfection. @Giraffedata, you know who you are.] Grammar Stickler Banishes comprised of From Wikipedia When I came across an online story headlined “One Man’s Quest to Rid Wikipedia of Exactly One Grammatical Mistake,” I of … Continue reading

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The Mummy . . . not that bad after all

The Mummy is only 17% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. I didn’t think it was that bad. Obviously, it comes nowhere near Wonder Woman. Had it been released at a later or earlier date, I believe it would have reviewed better. … Continue reading

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10 Things I Loved at Phoenix Comicon 2017 (maybe 9, I didn’t really count) . . .

#PhoenixComicon 2017 is in the can, as they say—though that’s an expression open to interpretation. This year was interesting in many ways. Security went from none to overdone quickly, when a man calling himself “The Punisher,” showed up wearing body … Continue reading

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Weekly Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

Dangling Modifiers: Confusing to Downright Silly I know, I know … I’ve heard all the jokes about dangling modifiers. But when it comes to grammar, they are no laughing matter. A dangling modifier is a phrase that either is in … Continue reading

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Weekly Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

[This chapter seemed appropriate for this special day!] Honor Parents, But do it Right Every spring, we’re bookended by holidays that honor parenthood: Mother’s Day, which is the second Sunday in May, and Father’s Day, which is the third Sunday … Continue reading

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Weekly Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

Don’t Leave As far as Hanging: Anchor It With a Verb Lots of today’s communication is abbreviated, but here’s usage I hear daily that is so shortened, it’s grammatically incorrect: As far as dogs, collies are my favorite. As far … Continue reading

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TRANSMUTED Sales Update!

I couldn’t be happier with the sales of TRANSMUTED so far (well, obviously I could be happier: Stephen King, John Scalzi, Andy Weir), but I’m pretty happy. I ♥ Kindle Press. I now have two full months of ebook stats, … Continue reading

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