Author: Marsha Wilson Chall

Writing Resolutions

For me year’s end stirs up guilt and gung-ho. I’m at once celebrating another year of reasonable health and productivity, but kicking myself for not enough of either. Some wise French guy once said that we are...

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Thanks for synecdoche, Ron. From assonance to zeugma, I’m full from and of Thanksgiving for all things poetic this last day of the holiday weekend. Zeugmatically speaking, I stuffed the bird, my mouth, and my feelings.Good bird....

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Style Stinkpot

Ever find yourself dying for the want of proper grammar, mechanics, and punctuation? Do you lose a speaker’s point because he’s used the subjective case pronoun rather than the objective? Do you fantasize late-night correction...

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Picture Book Challenge

In light of writing something daily, how about a picture book text in less than 100 words, though it may take more than a day. Recall Victor Hugo’s quote, “Sorry this letter is so long. I didn’t have time to make it...

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