I wouldn't call myself a grammar nazi. I wouldn't do so, first of all, because I think "grammar nazi" has become synonymous with "homophone nazi." And the whole world has gotten a little homophone-happy in the last couple years. It's like everyone on the internet learned the difference between your and you're on the same day, and after that "grammar nazi-ism"… Continue reading Stop calling yourself a grammar nazi.
Just Spit It Out, Would You?
As promised in my last post, today I'd like to write about writing. Since landing my first writing job a few months ago, I've been learning an awful lot about writing lately. So much learning, in fact, that it honestly feels like I'm a new writer every single day. As each day passes, I look at things I wrote yesterday… Continue reading Just Spit It Out, Would You?
Writing About Writing About Writing
When I first started blogging, and specifically when I began reading others' blogs, I remember being surprised how much writing there was out there... about writing. It seemed like for every blog post I came across about someone's childhood, there was another guiding writers how to write a blog post about their childhood. I didn't realize writing about writing was even a thing, and… Continue reading Writing About Writing About Writing
Things I’ve Learned About Writing (And Life)
I know, guys. I'm the worst. Admittedly, Spiderman is pretty entertaining... but likely not enough so to keep you occupied for my entire - GASP - two week absence. This month has just been so unbelievably jam-packed busy with multiple weekend trips to Seattle, a houseguest, and my brand new job... that I don't even know… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned About Writing (And Life)
How to Write a Blog Post (in 26 easy steps!)
1. Talk about writing your blog post. Talk about it all day long. Tell yourself, your boyfriend, the pictures on the wall. You are going to write a blog post today, damnit. Make sure everybody knows. 2. Set aside time. Schedule a date with your blog, pencil it into your day calendar, and stick to… Continue reading How to Write a Blog Post (in 26 easy steps!)