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by Wingspan
January 15th, 2010, 1:10 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Creeping to the future with my Kindle
Replies: 5
Views: 1466

Re: Creeping to the future with my Kindle

Delightful!
by Wingspan
January 15th, 2010, 12:49 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Are You a Word Nerd or a Grammar Rebel?
Replies: 2
Views: 831

Re: Are You a Word Nerd or a Grammar Rebel?

My pet peeve and top contender for "never, ever" status is use of the reflexive "myself" to try to be proper when you don't know whether to use "I" or "me." As in: "My wife and myself went to the movies," or "He gave keys to Bob and myself." However, I am excited to hear that "they," "them," "their"...
by Wingspan
January 15th, 2010, 12:02 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Breaking Silence
Replies: 2
Views: 759

Breaking Silence

I’ve read Writer’s Digest cover-to-cover for over 20 years without collecting a single real writing credit. I love WD’s factual, nuts-and-bolts articles, but have found the upbeat, supposedly supportive, you-can-do-it articles wildly depressing. Truth was I couldn’t do it. I fought through years of ...