the-bantersaurus: robotcosmonaut: Military Phonetic Alphabet via itinerantdispatches brb memorizing my dad always uses this on the phone and stuff haha perks of being a policeman’s daughter I had to learn this for work!
I stumbled across Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing and thought I'd post it. This is good advice, but I think a couple of them go a little too far. I'm sure you could get away with as many as 3 or 4 exclamation points in a word story.
✒══Logophile I love word definitions and the "history" of words, meaning the roots of where the word came from, like ancient Greek or Latin (etc. I love grammar. A really, really good English teacher made the subject fun.
Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited. (As a writer of suspense, I dispenses with but the rest are Very Good Rules to write by.