Try Writing

I agree completely… The grammar police need to take a chill pill! 🙂

Storyshucker

“Thousands of people who write believe they are better than thousands of others. They believe they will pen the next great American novel but their writing is dull and full of grammatical errors. Why do they write anything intended to be read by the public? Why do they write?”

I read those lines and was impelled to respond. The blogger’s entire post was arrogant and sarcastic, but those lines were the cherries on top. After I acknowledged that he can post what he likes on his own blog, I then asked if rather than squelch ambitions with a negative message about imperfection, he could instead applaud people for their attempts, for our attempts because I am one of the imperfect. But, we still try.

I don’t necessarily like being serious because, well, it’s not funny. I love a little arrogance and sarcasm as much as anyone, maybe more than…

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MY INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR DANIELLE DEVOR

Great interview…

RectorWriter

Danielle DeVor is one of my favorite writers. I’ve read two of her books so far: ‘Dancing With A Dead Horse’ and ‘Constructing Marcus’. Both prove she is a master storyteller who writes with flair and a narrative flow so well constructed that the pages fly. I particularly admire her skill with dialogue. When guys speak, they don’t sound as if their words came out of a woman’s mouth – a pet peeve of mine.

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Thanks for agreeing to be interrogated, Danielle. I’ll start off with my favorite series of opening questions. They may sound familiar. First, who are you really?

I am an android from the planet Zotz. No, actually, I’m just a semi-normal American girl who loves creatures and animals.

I buy you being an android from Zotz, but being semi-normal, not so much. Next question, what were you before?

At one time, I wanted to be a…

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