Stories That Need to Be Told: The Contest

DEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2019​ CONTEST RULES & SUBMISSION GUIDELINES CategoryThere is only one category: the Story. There is truth in any story, and the reason you choose to tell a particular story may be the most important story of all. But, before we get too philosophical, here’s the point: submissions should tell a story. It doesn’t matter if you consider it…

Get Grammar: On comparatives and superlatives

This is a grammar rule some people seem to forget: we never use double comparatives or double superlatives. A comparative is used to compare two things, and adjectives and adverbs can be modified to reflect the comparison by adding an ‘-r’ or ‘-er’ to the end: clear = clearer; dry = drier; wide = wider….

Get Grammar: On the use of regards, regard, regarding

Get Grammar: On the use of regards, regard, regarding The correct form is “in regard to” or “with regard to”–both without the ‘s’. For expediency, we replace 3 words with 1 and prefer to say “regarding (something)”. We can give or send our “regards” to someone, hence the greeting “Best regards” or the movie “Give…

TWO NEW BOOKS FROM GUERNICA EDITIONS

  Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be (One Hundred Poems Hovering Between the Absurd and the Existential) (Guernica Editions, 2017), by J. J. Steinfeld J. J. Steinfeld: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions, 2017), Edited by Sandra Singer

TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 Oct 22 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 Sep 17 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 Sept 10 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 Sep 3 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 August 8 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 Aug 6 Edition

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TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2017 July 30 Edition

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