Author: Tara R

A Way With Words: Hyphens

It seems easy enough. Hyphenate when you have two or more words linked together as a single modifier, and the linked words precede the noun they modify, and if the combination of words has a separate meaning without using a hyphen. Remember, hyphens are used specifically to avoid confusion. The problem is that when to…
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December 22, 2015 0

The Darkroom: Brownie

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark your imagination. Use it as the landscape for your story,…
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December 17, 2015 2

A Way With Words: From bad to worse

It goes from bad to worse, to the worst. Adjectives that is. Comparative and superlatives adjectives to be precise. Those sets of words that you use to modify nouns to varying degrees. Comparative adjectives use -er or are paired with “more.” Superlative adjectives identify the greatest amount or degree and take the -est suffix and…
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December 15, 2015 1
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