Craft

WSA: On The Proper Use of “Y’all”

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Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!  The following is a Writer’s Service Announcement. Okay, I have seen this often enough lately in my reading that I feel compelled to post about it.  There are two very important things that anyone writing about the South needs to know: 1.  “Y’all” is a contraction of the words “you” and “all”.  Therefore, it […]

Blogging

Writers’ Service Announcement

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Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!!!  This is a Writers’ Service Announcement: Calling All Writers! I’ve just received a confirmatory email back from Topofblogs.com that they have taken my suggestion and added a category of Writing.  So go sign up and list your blog!  Right now I’m the only one in the category.  😀 This has been a Writers’ Service […]

Musings

Writers’ Service Announcement

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Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep! This is a Writers’ Service Announcement: If you write murder mysteries, please be advised: Following an intimate encounter with your spouse, if he asks “What are you thinking?”, don’t tell him that you’re contemplating the disposition of the next body appearing in Chapter Five. It’s one of those cases when honesty is not the […]

Editing/Revision

Writers’ Service Announcement

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Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep. (Oh, come on.  All public service announcements start that way) This is a Writers’ Service Announcement. This is a public call to all writers to back up your work.  Right now.  Immediately.  I’m not kidding.  Go do it.  Have you done it yet?  Now?  Okay, good. As I have mentioned here before, I operate […]