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.
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
Ten tricks For creating time to write
Greetings, Storytellers. Diana here to chat about a common obstacle faced by most writers - lack of TIME. I hope I’ve intrigued you with the post's title. If you’re like me, you have one heck of a time finding a single measly hour in your day to write (or partake in any creative venture). Work, … Continue reading Ten tricks For creating time to write
Story Verbing Part 2
Greetings, Story Empire mavens! Today’s post is the second half of Story Verbing. If you missed Part 1, find it here: https://storyempire.com/2023/03/08/22923/. We’ll build on some of the examples in the first part. Sure, choosing the best verbs sounds simple, but you might be impressed with the possibilities. Smash that comment button and let me … Continue reading Story Verbing Part 2
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 1–Introduction
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I'd like to start a new series of posts on Homonyms to share with you. Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs: Words that fall under any of these three categories often confuse readers and writers alike. So, what are they? HOMONYMS are … Continue reading Homonyms with Harmony, Part 1–Introduction
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