Wednesday on Writing: Do I Really Need to Know Grammar and Spelling?

Here's another question that gets discussed in writing groups a lot. There are those who think that a writer doesn't need to know or care about grammar, spelling, punctuation, and other mechanics of writing. After all, isn't that what editors are for? Yes and no. From my point of view, mostly no. Yes, one of … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: Do I Really Need to Know Grammar and Spelling?

Friday Review: Spellwright (Spellwright Trilogy Book 1) by Blake Charlton

Spellwright by Blake Charlton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nicodemus Weal is gifted with magic. Unfortunately, he is also cursed with a spelling disorder. Not a magic spell problem, a problem spelling words. And, in this world, that is a disablility that makes him unable to become the full wizard he wanted to be. Because, … Continue reading Friday Review: Spellwright (Spellwright Trilogy Book 1) by Blake Charlton

Wednesday Wanderings: Lessons from Into the Woods, Lighthouse v. Waves, Owning a PitBull Changes You, & Poster Fails

I love "Into the Woods." I've seen the movie, but still prefer the original stage play. Wrapped up in the fairy tales and music are some good life lessons. This post lists many of them. (Yes, there are errors, but the writer is a teenager. It's quite good despite those.): Into the Woods Lighthouses have … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lessons from Into the Woods, Lighthouse v. Waves, Owning a PitBull Changes You, & Poster Fails