ORGANIC: all elements of a good literary work are interdependent upon each other to create an emotional or intellectual whole*.

organic

If you spotted the word organic and assumed that this blog was going to be about fresh carrots or whole milk, you have the wrong blog…at least for today.   Instead, I want to explore the meaning of the word organic as it is used in conversations relating to concepts, as those employed by authors. Organic […]

JIBE or JIVE?: common error

I have to admit that I had to look up the answer to this dilemma before I was confident enough to raise the question.   When someone says that something doesn’t line up properly, should they say That just didn’t jibe properly…or…. That just didn’t jive properly I thought I knew the answer, but everyone around […]