Fiction and Fantasy

Tag: Pet Peeve

  • In Defense of Kingdom Hearts: A Series’ Maturity

    Editor’s Note: Upon replaying Kingdom Hearts 2, I realized the romance between Sora and Kairi is more prominent than I initially recalled. Minor sections of this post have been revised to reflect this. I hate the unbridled scorn for Kingdom Hearts. “I never even looked into this title because I assumed it was a kids […]

  • The English Language Needs a Bigger Dictionary

    Update : Corrected minor grammatical errors. Updated formatting to current blog standards. We need more words in English. This probably seems like a stupid thing to argue for when the Oxford Dictionary says that the English language has something like 250,000 words as it is, but bear with me a moment. The fact is that […]

  • 5 Things I Hate About Being a Writer

    Update : Added relevant links. Updated formatting to current blog standards. I love being a writer. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve written about some of the things I love about being a writer. But as much as I enjoy crafting an entirely new world and all the little details that go into it… […]

  • Confessions of a Reformed Grammar Nazi

     I used to be a grammar Nazi. I know, I know. Hate on me all you wish. I deserved it. But I’ve changed since then, I tell you! I’ve seen the light! Just look at my blog and you’ll see. It’s nowhere near the polished English I craft for cover letters. I can be hip! […]

  • Confessions of a Planner

    I’ve always heard novelists preach that you have to find a balance between planning and ad libbing. Some of your story needs to be thought out ahead of time. Some of it needs to just happen naturally while you write. In fact, many authors warn about getting stuck in the planning phase, because it can […]

  • Pronunciations

    Update : Updated formatting to current blog standards. First off, sorry for the delay in updates! Adult things got in the way of my posting for a couple days, so I’ll try to make it up to you this week! Now, you may or may not know this, but I’m a perfectionist. I’m also super […]

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