The thing to understand about grammar and spelling is that they’re more or less styles, and not as concrete of rules as grammarians and pedants would like. This is why when you ask about whether the serial comma is correct, the answer is in a style guide, not some solid answer from a single source.
There’s something I’ve recently rediscovered as I’m on month nine of dieting that’s also a part of how I handle depression and how I deal with being a creator in general: the first step in learning to change behavior is to turn impulses into conscious choices. (Maybe not the first step, but it’s pretty early in.)
I’m a language hacker. Minor changes in wording can shift things around considerably, and I’m always on the lookout for how such shifts can alter the mood, cognitive elasticity, etc. One I’ve rediscovered while working on documents at my new day job is the impact of using a gerund versus using a base verb form
Those of us who have made questionnaire-based creation methods (like Dread, Don’t Rest Your Head, etc.) know that creative blocks can be a peril to making them work. But there’s more that can go wrong, as I recently (re)discovered. This past weekend, I ran a Mythender game at GottaCon. (Side note: if you can get
This coming weekend, I’m a guest at GottaCon in Victoria, BC—a simple ferry ride away from Seattle. I’m super looking forward to it! This’ll be my first time in Canada. :D Here’s what I’ve got on deck: Game: Mythender Day: Friday Time: 7:00pm to 11:00pm On the other side of this bloodied snowy plain stands Thor, God