“DDS Confession” Published in A STORY IN 100 WORDS (100 words)

I wrote “DDS Confession” in my head while lost in the woods. You can read it by clicking here. Though I should put “wrote” in quotation marks, as well as “lost,” since I made this all in my head and because I knew my location that day—it was one those circumstances where the map's scale …

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In Brief: Time to Start Practicing My Teacher Voice

Sunday night marks two weeks until school starts—give or take, anyway, since students return to classes on a Wednesday. So I'll no longer be sleeping in, and soon I’ll have to start wearing nicer clothes. But the work load shouldn’t be much different because I’m already in a bit of school already. I’m an English …

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“Dangerous Words: A Drabble” Published in EUNOIA REVIEW (100 words)

A few days ago Eunoia Review published “Dangerous Words: A Drabble.” You can read it by clicking here. Now first things first, I say “a few days ago” because for some reason I can never keep track of when Eunoia Review publishes my things. They are based in Singapore, which is only a day ahead …

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Behold, the Pernicious Comma Splice

Today I’m going to give a rare grammar lesson. Honestly, I don’t think grammar rules matter too much—if you communicate effectively, you probably have it made. Or to state things differently, most people inherently know most grammar rules, even if they would have trouble “spelling them out.” Now with that said, there is one grammar …

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Stephen King’s Post-Accident Slow-Burn FROM A BUICK 8

I’ve read almost everything Stephen King has written. Needless to say I’m a big fan, though I can also admit that not everything King produces is equal. The sad part about getting towards the end of his body of work (though King’s still alive and writing—thank goodness!) is since it’s pretty easy to get a …

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