A few days ago, a WordPress theme author lamented that all the one-word names were taken. I wanted to refute his assertion by showing some captivating, dazzling, and alluring words were still available. I came across 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language in my quest for inspiration. As creators, we have to think beyond mundane keywords like magazine, business, one page, etc.

Anne Rice shared my essay

This is one of those things you’re supposed to screenshot, right? An aspiring novelist should probably print and frame it. If you’re interested in the essay, here you go: Religion in the Vampire Motif. … Continue reading →

D is for dangerously diving doves

This edition of the ABCs of Writing is the fifth post in the series. I’ll cover the usage of things that fall under the “D” category. Note that some of these things, mostly the sections covering usage of numbers, strictly abide by the AP Stylebook. There are other style guides, … Continue reading →

C is for commonly confusing commas

This article in the ABCs of Writing series covers the letter “C,” which means that I’m writing about the comma. It’s the most dangerous part of English, yet it’s the most useful. I had to transform myself into a grammar Nazi to write about the comma because even I don’t … Continue reading →

B is for "because" because "because" is used badly

I’ve searched every inch of my brain to come up with something to write about on the letter “B.” There are not as many common mistakes with this letter as “A,” but I’ve put together some material to browse. For this new edition of the The ABCs of Writing, I’ll … Continue reading →

The ABCs of Writing: Introduction

I’m starting a new series on this blog. Yes, another series. Since I hold an English degree and am an educator of the finer arts of the English language — OK, so I’m teaching English to Korean kids (it’s not that complicated). Wait. Wait. Wait. Did I write any of … Continue reading →

The Guidebook To Dating My Best Friend

We’ve all had friends and even best friends fall off the face of the earth once they’ve managed to attract a member of the opposite sex. At least we guys have. I don’t know how this works in female circles. I call this the Curse of the Best Friend’s Girlfriend. … Continue reading →

Applying For Editor & Sample Writings

Since I’ve been a little bit lazy about posting this week, and still so tonight, I have decided to double my readers up on some content. How’s that? I’ve posted two new stories in the writings section tonight. This morning, I finally sent my resume and sample writings to the … Continue reading →