Computer Issues

This last week I’ve been having a problem with my computer and it’s a pain in the butt. It’s the keyboard. About half the time I hit delete, the key sticks and suddenly I’ve deleted a bunch of letters, sometimes a full sentence. Then I have to go hit undo, undo, undo…   I’m going…
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Did You Notice?

  I don’t know if you noticed, but I stopped doing my Sloppy Writing posts.   I’ve watched a lot of blogger friends go through times where they step back from their blog and cut way back on their posts. Sometimes it’s just a few week or month break, sometimes they cut back permanently.  …
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Sloppy Writing 101.58

  As writers we are supposed to tighten our prose. There are so many unnecessary words out there that plague my stories; I end up spending more time editing than writing. Way more. But we also need to develop that elusive voice and make sure it’s not blah/boring–which can happen if you just go in…
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Sloppy Writing 101.57

  As writers we are supposed to tighten our prose. At the same time, we need to develop that elusive voice and make sure it’s not blah/boring. Finding that balance is tough. The point of doing these posts is to show the ways I’m trying to clean up my writing. There are so many unnecessary…
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Sloppy Writing 101.56

  Another word I looked at in The Proper Way to Say Goodbye is NEED. Sometimes I didn’t need it. Sometimes I could replace it with something less formal.   Here are my examples.   -Kevin and I decided we need to have a family discussion.   Actually they decided TO have the discussion, so…
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