THE COMMA SUTRA – POSITION TWO

THE COMMA SUTRA – POSITION TWO

Today we’ll tackle the intuitive comma in line editing. The one you really can only know is missing by reading your words out loud. I know, I know – reading out loud is a pain in the backside and embarrassing, especially if your kids have their friends over, but it is...
How I Write Poetry

How I Write Poetry

  Poetry comes to me in different ways. I never usually sit down and tell myself, “Okay, time to write some poetry.” My poems usually come to me while I’m writing in my journal. I’ll be writing away about mundane, everyday-life things and a poem will just come out in...
THE COMMA SUTRA – POSITION ONE

THE COMMA SUTRA – POSITION ONE

The “Comma Sutra” posts were by far the most popular on my first blog, so I thought I’d repeat this one originally posted on September 1, 2012. The comma so perplexes me in writing and line editing that I think a whole book could be written on the topic. It is used in...
(WRITER) FREAKS SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH

(WRITER) FREAKS SHALL INHERIT THE EARTH

Like Think Like a Rock Star, I picked up The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth at Brand Driven Digital’s 2014 Social Brand Forum, the second day of the conference after I’d heard Chris Brogan speak. I’ve always felt like a freak, so a book to tell me how I could inherit...