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One thing led to Another…

I’m a long time fan of the comedian Brian Regan and love his style and sarcasm.   Earlier this year we attended his show, “The Epitome of Hyperbole” and he did a routine about the phrase, “One thing led to … Continue reading

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Computers Behaving Badly

Lately it seems like all I’ve been doing is apologizing, and well, I kind of have been.  With the kids being off track and a handful of stressful projects hanging over my head sometimes I let the blogs take a … Continue reading

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Insubordinate little devils, um I mean Clauses

As much as I would love this to be a awesome short story about rebel Santas (insubordinate clauses, get it? Oh forget it.), we’ re actually diving into that dense and unforgivable jungle that is Grammarland. Today’s Topic: Subordinate Clauses … Continue reading

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The Writer Mom Comic Returns!

The adventures of Writer Mom return! Today’s comic is straight from my real life, I couldn’t get the idea out of my head for a few days and knew I had to make it. Enjoy! To see the first Writer … Continue reading

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So you want to write a novel?

A big thanks to Rik over at Uphill Writing for featuring this brilliant little clip on his blog.  It captures what many non-writers think about the novel writing industry in a funny, intelligent way that will tickle anyone’s funny bone.  … Continue reading

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You know you’re a writer when…

Something simple and funny for a Monday morning. You know you’re a writer when… 1. The keys of your trusty keyboard are beginning to wear off. (I no longer have an “L” or “S”) 2. You can’t remember if the … Continue reading

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Twitter Vocabulary

Most Twitter users are familiar with the terms and abbreviations used to describe the service and its users.  However, since I’m new to the Twitter world, I’ve had to do a bit of research.  Here are a list of terms … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #39 – David Sedaris

I tend to write things seven times before I show them to my editor. I write them seven times, then I take them on tour, read them like a dozen times on tour, then go back to the room and … Continue reading

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Musing about my Muse

As I pounded my head on the desk last night in search of something terribly witty and terrific to share, I discovered two things: Banging one’s head on the desk is not the greatest ways of solving problems, and My … Continue reading

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Paraprosdokian Phrases Revisited

From the mystical land of my email comes another installment of paraprosdokian phrases.  I tried my best to find who said what for those historians out there.  Enjoy! To see the original list, click here! The early bird might get … Continue reading

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