Writing

Rated PG For Language

If you’ve been reading my blog for any decent amount of time, you might remember a post I wrote awhile back about including profanity in fiction. It leaned heavily on throwing out that effenheimer (is that how you even spell that word’s bleep version?) in character conversation. This post is looking at the opposite… the… Continue reading Rated PG For Language

Writing

Crude, Lewd, Prude, or Just Plain Rude? The Language We Read and Write

The conversation started with a fart. Well, the word, anyway – although it was an online conversation, so who knows what was going on the other side of our computers, right? Two of my friends were expressing disfavor with the use of the word “fart”, finding it too crude. To give some perspective, one is… Continue reading Crude, Lewd, Prude, or Just Plain Rude? The Language We Read and Write