I have committed myself to a claim and this is it: NOTHING is worse for a Nazi Grammarian than having to read a text, post or email with insurmountable errors in grammar. Especially when I am receiving such communication from someone who claims to be an author. If this is the case, it is notContinue reading “Grammaphobia”
Author Archives: L.Nolan, Editor
I’m a Sap for Strugglers…
Yes. That’s right. I’m a Sap for strugglers. Maybe because I’m one. I feel like I’ve been struggling all my life. I’m sure many or most people feel that way too. Maybe that’s why people feel the need to come to others’ rescue. If they’ve never struggled they may not understand what others are goingContinue reading “I’m a Sap for Strugglers…”
13 Ways to be Mentally Strong (with some planning)
While I have posted this a very long time ago, I think it bears repeating because whether or not we admit it, being forced to stay within four walls and being forced to not be able to visit physically with family or friends can take its toll upon our psyches, and we can get depressed.Continue reading “13 Ways to be Mentally Strong (with some planning)”
“Damn the Torpedoes…”
“Damn the Torpedoes! Full Speed Ahead!” ~Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (Aug.5, 1864) Admiral Farragut was warned that there were dangerous waters he was entering. He was aware of the dangers but decided if he were to make a difference in the Union’s favor, he had to stave off the fear of death or woundingContinue reading ““Damn the Torpedoes…””
Good Morning By Faith!
Well, this is a “writing site,” and I had originally planned to give “writing lessons,” after all I am a teacher, and I have the education of a Master’s degree after my Bachelor’s degree of English and Education. But now this: the Corona-virus… I wish that were only a beer, but now we must contendContinue reading “Good Morning By Faith!”
Ostrich, Take your head out of the Sand!
We are slammed with a new virus called “Coronavirus.” We in free America are quarantined, just like all the other countries in the world; it is affecting all of us in the world equally, well, considering stats of course. Nonetheless, this is what it looks like to have your fredoms taken away; now we knowContinue reading “Ostrich, Take your head out of the Sand!”
Let’s Be Clear…
Let’s Be Clear Copywrite: March 12, 2020 by Lydia Nolan Clarity is a technique that qualifies a writer’s talent. Clarity reveals a meticulously calculative mind; a mind of careful focus & organization. For a writer who wishes to be good at conveying a message this technique must be practiced and perfected. It is a techniqueContinue reading “Let’s Be Clear…”
Complain, complain, complain…
You should know about complaining. Since our site is called “The Plot Thickens,” it is URGENT that you know about complaints. Or, is it? Okay, this was a test. If I was complaining I would have continued about everyone who complains and what it gets them. Now, THIS is a complain: I haven’t the foggiestContinue reading “Complain, complain, complain…”
End of Days In Writer’s Language
I swear it, these days remain transparent of the untruth of the matter of positivity and hope in society. I just want to stop trying to get anything accomplished and give up the hope in ever making it as a writer or a realtor, or a housewife or a pet owner or anything that hasContinue reading “End of Days In Writer’s Language”
The Closer I get, the further away I go…
I found out today that my friend had a double stroke; that is, a stroke on both sides of her brain. This completely incapacitates her and I do not know if she will come out of it, I pray she does, but only God knows for sure. Last year, before Christmas I lost another dearContinue reading “The Closer I get, the further away I go…”
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