Oxford Comma

I try not to get too worked up about things like this, but my personal style always been to use the Oxford comma despite what I was taught in school.

 

TedEd Video on the Oxford Comma.

My Borrowed Writing Yard

The weather in Georgia is beautiful. What better way to enjoy it than to write out of doors? Unfortunately, my apartment complex is in the middle of some heavy landscape construction.

Luckily, some good friends of mine were partial to the idea of turning a wild writer loose in their (rather large) yard to play nice with nature.IMAG0250

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Outlets in the gazebo! It’s like it was built with writers in mind!

Things New to You and Storytelling Tips from Pixar

One of the great things about the internet is that things tend to stay up indefinitely. This does mean that sometimes you’ll never be rid of an embarrassing picture, but more often it means we’re free to stumble across articles and things we may have missed. We can discover these gems at a later date and share them with others!

Such is the case with this list of 22 Story Telling Tips from Pixar that I found the other day. Like any writing rules, they can be taken with a grain of salt and, as Barbossa would say it, “more what you’d call ‘guidelines.'”