Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Oxford Comma

The Oxford comma is known by several names, such as serial comma or Harvard comma, and is the comma that goes just before a conjunction in a list. If you’d like to get a flavor for the controversy over its … Continue reading

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Creating Characters

Chief Inspector Preston (a major character in Broom 3, to be released in early 2009) has a degree in criminology from Leeds City College. But that fact is never mentioned in the book. So how do I know it? The … Continue reading

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Those (%$&*@) Parentheses!

One critique I get at all writing workshops is that I use parentheses too much. In fact, one critiquer, an excellent writer, commented that reading my work was like shoveling snow off a walk–every so often he hits an uneven … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Holiday Special

I’m tweaking the holiday special. Since both books are now $9.95, you can purchase both for $19.50 plus $3.00 shipping. By purchasing both you save not only on price but also on shipping.  Check it out on the American Flying … Continue reading

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Mt. Sneffels Press Catalog Expanding

I originally formed Mt. Sneffels Press as a legal entity so I could self-publish the American Flying Broomstick books.  But we’re growing! Paul and Becky McCreary have a new book, Barbed Wire and Wild Flowers, now published under Mt. Sneffels … Continue reading

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