My mother (English teacher and grammarian extraordinaire, rest her soul) abhorred any kind of misspelling. No big surprise, I don't mind it at all. Phonetic transcription is a skill linguists practice for years. A creatively spelled word here and there slows your reader down, gets meaning across in a way a correctly spelled word can't.
Hey, mind your own business. (Direct, a little hostile.)
Hey, mind your own biznazz. (Direct, but funny. Am I right?)
Posting this picture because it's how I feel on the brink of another birthday. Creative. Somewhat fractured. Sparkling.
There's a shadow constantly hovering at my shoulder. For all my gallivanting into the social whirl, nevermind the positive social media...
Ever wondered what it takes to get a piece of fiction published? I'm not talking New Yorker type of prose. That's a rarefied world ...
Check out my new video, a brief reading from a story published this past spring in Opossum.
Welp, after a half-year experiment in social media, BSP has returned to its blogger roots. I hated Faceborkland, tbh. Sure, it was easier t...