I'm going to When Words Collide this weekend! If you've ever been to a conference, you know they're marathons, not sprints. I know, cliche alert. But it's true. Nearly three days of constant panels, some that start early, some that go quite late, with no real meal breaks (unless you want to miss panels and why would you want to do that?!). It's exhausting. Wonderful. But exhaustingContinue Reading
We’ve all heard that speaker that was so boring or confusing that our brains have shut off before they’ve even finished their introductory paragraph. Think about it. You probably won’t remember anything they talked about. But you will remember that they seemed awkward or weird or just plain confusing. While they were speaking, you check […]Continue Reading
If you’re reading this you either read or write and are interested in how people use words. You might be a read a lot and write a little. You might read a little and write a lot. It doesn’t matter what you write–you can use these tips to make your second draft cleaner, more persuasive, more entertaining writing.Continue Reading