The Forests of My Mind

- by Judy Griffith Gill

Cool forest paths in the British Columbia springtime, drizzle falling, dripping of our bangs, my sister and I followed our aunt Alice along trails known only to her-and possibly to deer. On these trails, we always walked lightly, she slightly in front, the two of us trailing just a foot or two behind. Then, with […]

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Important Writing Terms, continued

- by Judy Griffith Gill

Before we get started on the wind-up of this series, let me offer several words of advice: Do not try to make the big leap from Word 2000 to Word 2007 when you’re in the midsts of an International move. Do not promise to do anything, or schedule anything, at any time near tax date. […]

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A – Z Primer Of Important Writing Terms…(con’t. from last month)

- by Judy Griffith Gill

Narrative— This is when one of your People is telling the story. Actually, it’s you telling the story, but if you do it right, the reader thinks it’s one of your People, and that’s what it’s all about, tricking the reader into believing you’re not even there. If you are there, and they notice, it’s […]

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Important Writing Terms, etc. Continued…

- by Judy Griffith Gill

Information- This is like Exposition, but more friendly and usually less crowded, though you still have to watch out for nasty men lurking in wooded areas wearing raincoats. Whaddya mean, that’s a dangling modifier? I know  of lots of wooded areas that wear raincoats. Italics- They drink red wine and eat garlic and are (reputedly) […]

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