Book Rec: The Girl Who Could See

Did you have an imaginary friend when you were little? Have you ever felt like you didn't quite fit in? If so, The Girl Who Could See is the perfect book for you. This was one of the first indie (independent author) books I read, and I'm so glad it was part of my introduction to … Continue reading Book Rec: The Girl Who Could See

Introducing: Grammar with Beth

Grammar.  Ugh.  Gross. That's the attitude I used to have, and the attitude most people of my acquaintance still have, toward grammar. I grew up prejudiced against this subject, indoctrinated to view it as a convoluted conglomeration of stupid rules and pointless terms meant to box me in.  Like any good American, the refrain of my writer's heart was, "Don't fence me in." I never learned grammar in school, a truth which I blame on my attitude more than on my teachers.  I did just enough to get by, but as soon as the test was over I wiped it from my head.  "I don't need to know the terms," I used to protest.  "I have a strong practical understanding of grammar because of how much I read and write, and that's more important." Yeah, I was wrong.