This post explores the origins of homonyms—words spelt and pronounced the same but with different meanings. We’ll discover how we use them in everyday writing and speech. Read on to discover the history behind the fascinating use of homonyms in the English language.
Point of View (POV) #1: Conventions
I keep seeing primers on finessing Point of View in fiction-writing, but frankly most really miss what it is, instead talking about choosing verb tenses, who is narrating (not a limiter), or having a slant without limiting it to a particular character(s). I’m also getting feedback that readers are liking how I use examples, so … Continue reading Point of View (POV) #1: Conventions
AFTER THE BOOK IS WRITTEN: WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA
Hi SEers! D. L. Finn here to talk about what I learned after writing the book. Over twenty years ago, I tried to find my children’s book a publisher. After a couple of years of nice handwritten or standard form rejections, life got busy, and I put this on the back burner. Then eight years … Continue reading AFTER THE BOOK IS WRITTEN: WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 2–American and British English Conventions
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, as promised in Homonyms with Harmony Part 1--Introduction, I'd like to share with you some common differences between US and UK spellings as well as word usage. And, as this is Admin Professional's Day, what better time than to … Continue reading Homonyms with Harmony, Part 2–American and British English Conventions
THE LAST STEP: BOOK FORMATTING
Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about one of the last steps before publishing—formatting. Your manuscript is polished, a blurb is ready to go, the cover is eye-catching, and the blog tour is scheduled. All that is left is to get your book ready to upload to Amazon, Smashwords/Draft2Digitial, Apple, Barnes & Noble, or wherever … Continue reading THE LAST STEP: BOOK FORMATTING
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