No, I did not get published in 2013, but that doesn't mean that exciting things did not happen in the ever-evolving writing world that is documented here on The Sunflower's Scribbles.For one thing, in January, I decided that whatever number of posts I ended up with that month would be the number of posts I … Continue reading A Year in Blog: A Look Back at 2013
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!Updated to add: So tonight at the family Christmas gathering, my dad began telling a story of the one Christmas he remembers from his childhood. Christmas 1964. This is how he set the scene (I get a good dose of my penchant for storytelling from him, btw). Grandma was still … Continue reading Merry Christmas!!
One of my Facebook friends posted this link called How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk. It's about how your mix of vocabulary and pronunciation identify your dialect. Try it out and let me know what you get. Does it correspond to where you're from or no?I took it twice so far, just for kicks. … Continue reading Of Dialects
So as you can see, my winner shirt came today! I bought the hoodie,too. Why not? It's not often that writers get writing-related clothing, right?
So, as any semi-regular reader of this blog knows, I'm a bit obsessed with Downton Abbey. The fourth season is going to begin airing in the U.S. starting January 5th on PBS. The cast have been out and about on American TV. I was settling in to watch the PBS Q&A. Pretty interesting stuff. The cast … Continue reading Downton Abbey Season 4 Q&A and a mini-rant