Are you dangling your participles? A misplaced modifier can make you an accidental comedian. A dangling modifier is a word or phrase that modifies a word not clearly stated in the sentence. A modifier describes, clarifies, or gives more detail about a concept. Think of modifiers as arrows shot from a bow, and the words they … Continue reading Grammar Giggles from The Editing Hall: Dangling Participles
Yes, I have a weakness for historical romance—Regency in particular. Working with this author has been a treat for both of those reasons. This is the second in Dayna Quince's Fated Love series. This is a great series for spicy Regency lovers. AMAZON iBooks NOOK KOBO Can a single … Continue reading Sweet Torture by Dayna Quince (Book 2 Fated Love Series)
Weekend Word Warrior: PARAPROSDOKIAN. A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence, phrase, or larger discourse is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. Got a favorite? Now, go forth among the your people and impart this … Continue reading Grammar Giggles from The Editing Hall: Weekend Word Warrior
Paranormal romance fans will love this new series by Valerie Twombly. I edited the first book, "His Burning Desire" included in the Dallas Fire & Rescue Kindle World. I was very excited when Valerie decided to expand this into a new series with dragon shifters. It's her same sizzling heat between characters with the addition … Continue reading Rescue Me by Valerie Twombly: Book 2 in Sparks of Desire series.
Remember the LITERAL people in your life. Misplaced modifiers can be catastrophic! A misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word it modifies or describes. Because of the separation, sentences with this error often sound awkward, ridiculous, or confusing. Furthermore, they can be downright illogical. The example above … Continue reading Grammar Giggles From The Editing Hall: Misplaced modifiers
I just finished proofing this book, and I love, love, love this series and author. I'm not usually a big sci-fi fan but these books are action-packed, humorous and just plain fun. I can't wait to work on the next one! This new release is .99 only through the weekend. Superheroes, adventure, science fiction, pop … Continue reading Time Trap by J.T. Bock now on sale for .99
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Do you like your Regency on the steamy side? This was a fun and sexy edit for me. Try the first book in the Fated For Love series by Dayna Quince. Masquerading as a maid, Lilly loses all hope of returning to the life she once knew. How did she get here? She has no … Continue reading Mine All Mine by Dayna Quince
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