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Parts of speech

 
 
I wanted to return to The English language again. I want to talk aboutContractions. No, not the type that woman have during labor!
 
Contractions, along with an Apostrophe are used to shorten words.
In a world where everything seems to be abbreviated for our convenience to save time, unfortunately, even our language has fallen victim. Myself, I just feel that it is due to laziness, we cannot be bothered to write out the entire word. 
 
Here are some examples:
 

Dog Days of Summer

My idea of a perfect day!

British Expressions

As if there wasn't already enough confusion about the English language, I've found some popular everyday sayings and expressions. I must admit that it's been a while since I've heard a few of these, but it made me smile to remember them. I couldn't help myself but share them with you just to add to the mix and confusion!

Won another Award

I've won it again, that's three times in a row!   Henagar Business Recognition has chosen me once again as an author as the winner of the award. This is in recognition of the marketing methods that I use to promote my books.

Recognition at last!

GREAT NEWS! I am a featured author in this week's edition of Bookworks. The online magazine that helps all of us Indie authors get recognized, promote our books and generally pat us on the back. It is also a sister company within Publishers Weekly - THE book review magazine. I have been selected out of thousands of fellow authors. I feel very honored and...........EXCITED!!!! Check it out at bookworks.com.

Another figure of speech

HAPPY NEW YEAR to my fellow book worms! You know how I enjoy the English Language, well I found a figure of speech that I had not heard of;  HOMONYMN- what is it?
A Homonymn is a word that has two completely different meanings. Here are a few examples to give you an idea:
 
Tire:        a rubber wheel           to become exhausted
 
Fire:         smoke and flames       to lose one's job

book signing

Hello fellow bookworms. Just wanted to let you know that I had a successful book signing at The Bookshelf etc., my local book store this past saturday. Saw some repeat fans, sold a few books and generally had a good time despite the damn rain!

Book Signing

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
 
BOOK SIGNING;
 
 Saturday December 6th, 2014.
 
The Book Shelf Etc.
Fort Payne, AL.
 
10.30 am to 12 noon.
 
 
SEE YOU THERE!!!

New Book

HERE IT IS! The one you've been waiting for.
 
 
Now Available at: Amazon.com, B&N.com, Xlibris Publishing and local bookstores worldwide.
 
Available in all 3 formats: Hardback, Paperback and e-book.
 

update

Okay folks, the manuscript for THE BEGINNING has finished the copyediting process. Now onto the inside layout and cover design. Will kep you posted on the progress.
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