Category Archive: jargon

Aug 28

Turkey City Lexicon

Check out this great article, lots of info you may have already seen but in one convenient place: Turkey City Lexicon – A Primer for SF Workshops 99% of the info applies to all genres of writing. The article isn’t copyrighted so feel free to spread it around. But don’t try and take credit for …

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Jul 06

Appy-polly-loggies…

…I was supposed to be keeping you up to date with my progress on Camp NaNoWriMo. With original NaNo I regularly updated my blog with ‘interesting’ and ‘useful’ articles on my progress and posts about reaching word counts and keeping motivated…yeah, that ain’t going to happen with Camp NaNo. I’m having a hard enough time …

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Apr 12

J is for jargon

Sin#9: Another word for… Who doesn’t like a bit of argot*? Maybe it will spice up your novel, lend it a sense of credibility. Or maybe it will acerbate* readers and make you look magniloquent* and vainglorious*. Jargon can soon turn into gobbledygook* and potentially confuse the reader, so it is always best to use …

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