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First, Next, Then and Finally–Six Questions to Help Tell Your Story Better!

My granddaughter and I were discussing stories the other day.  We thought we might write one together. “But, you know,” I said, trying to reduce the concept of structure to...

Ten Tips for Saying it Better in 2016–Literally!

It fell into my head the other day that it might be useful for me to post some friendly reminders for the new year about how to improve your writing....

Some English Language Perplexities

By the time most youngsters are five, they’ve pretty much mastered the basics of their native language.  In the case of English, they have absorbed and use correctly many usages and...