CLASSICS: literature which has survived the ages and stands as a standard for readers and writers


“FORGIVE ME, PROFESSOR, FOR I HAVE SINNED….”   I have a feeling that it’s heresy to say this, but here goes:  “I am not in love with classical literature.“    I am forever finding myself in a group of literary groupies, whether it be my writing group, classes or presentations, or just plain coffee shop conversations […]

NEOLOGISM [nee-OL-uh-jiz-uhm]: new words


Every time you turn around, there is a new word popping up.  Given the massive number of new media possibilities, there are tons of people out there just waiting to get their 15 minutes of fame in one way or another.  Inventing a new word is one of them.  These new words are called neologisms. […]