Random English Stuff (Pt. 2)

Didn’t think I was gonna do another one of these right away, but I just wrote a thing about i-a-u verbs (sing-sang-sung, spin-span-spun, think-thank-thunk, as so on) and discovered a bunch of i-o-i_en words!   Rise-rose-risen Drive-drove-driven Ride-rode-ridden Stride-strode-stridden Strive-strove-striven Writ-wrote-written Dive-dove-diven You get the idea. It’s like an ABA pattern, plus the ‘n’.    … Continue reading Random English Stuff (Pt. 2)

Let’s Talk about Writing (pt 2)

I realized last time I started with “this is a rant, so let’s start with talking about the thing that’s been plaguing me recently.” then spent the next ten paragraphs only talking about that. I mean, it wasn’t a lie. I did start with Show Don’t Tell, but I never went on to something, as the phrase… Continue reading Let’s Talk about Writing (pt 2)