Arbitrary Rules

As a writing teacher and freelance editor, I’m expected to abide by and teach the rules of “proper” written communication. Well … which ones? And, who made those rules anyway? I imagine a small group of wizened representatives of the patriarchy huddled around a substantial oak table in a dusty library like one you might … Continue reading Arbitrary Rules

The Muse Has A Twisted Sense of Humour

I have so many writing projects in various stages of development that I banished the muse. I have ideas in abundance, I don’t need any more. I need to complete something. Preferring to play, she’s not real helpful with the hard work of writing and editing. Feelings hurt, she obeyed and usually stays away, but … Continue reading The Muse Has A Twisted Sense of Humour