Monthly Archives: January 2013

Is it “Cat’s Whiskers,” or “Cats’ Whiskers”? Plurals & Possessives Without the Pain

Something I notice a lot in my editing work is how often my clients have problems with possessives, especially when plurals are involved. You know, like, how do you tell if you’re supposed to write: “the cat’s whiskers” or “the … Continue reading

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You Know…For Kids!

Ever plan for something for so long, imagining how you will feel when it actually happens, imagining how things will turn out, only to finally get to the day and find that all your imaginings are nothing like The Real Thing? … Continue reading

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Black Folks, White Folks and THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett

I just finished reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I know, I know, I’m late in coming to the ball. It’s just that everyone was making such a fuss about it, and then the film released, so it was the hype … Continue reading

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Writing in the New Year

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, mostly because mine only last till about January third and then I spend the next 362 days feeling guilty. Silly really, but it’s what I do. Life is too short for all that, … Continue reading

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