Australian Slang Dictionary

Writing on Australia Day, it is an appropriate reminder that Plain English means avoiding slang terms that readers (particularly on the international forum of the Web) may not understand.  This doesn't mean you can't marvel at the colourful colloquialisms human beings have created.  Have a look at the Australian Slang Dictionary.  I particularly like the … Continue reading Australian Slang Dictionary

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911 writer’s block

Here's a fabulous and fun resource for anyone with Writer's Block.  Dial a number for settings, characters or dialogue inspiration.  Or get motivated with the words of great writers, such as Mark Twain who advised writers to just get on with it.  "The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started … Continue reading 911 writer’s block