Archive for the ‘Language usage’ Category

Odd Writer Terminology: Mawkish and Maudlin

Posted by: Jodi on August 13, 2014

The Simple Joy of Unexpected Descriptive Metaphor

Posted by: Jodi on July 31, 2013

When Vocabulary Isn’t Your Friend

Posted by: Jodi on July 6, 2011

Transforming Awkward Thoughts into Useable Text

Posted by: Jodi on February 9, 2011

Using Personal Space to Your Advantage

Posted by: Jodi on January 24, 2011

Writing Exercise: Without any “E”

Posted by: Jodi on October 20, 2010

Grammarland: A Lot, Alot, Allot, and Shallots

Posted by: Jodi on September 29, 2010

Simon Heffer at UK’s Telegraph “Strictly English”

Posted by: Jodi on September 6, 2010