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15 Words Invented by Shakespeare

by • April 26, 2014
Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl, Shakespeare, words, language, English

Guest post from Mignon Fogarty This week marked the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. He is not only known as a timeless playwright, but also as a prolific inventor of words. Although modern researchers have found that some words originally attributed to him, such as puke,… MORE →

Writing in the Voice of Me

by • March 25, 2014
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Guest post from Tilia Klebenov Jacobs  “My book is about, um, me.  Is that okay?” This is the question I get most often when I teach novel-writing classes.  And I say go for it, because every novelist is a memoirist and every memoirist is a novelist.  Even the… MORE →