FAQ: Search Term BingoPosted: August 28, 2013 Filed under: On the Isla's Inheritance trilogy | Tags: adverbs, Isla's Inheritance, poetry, search terms, words to be wary of 6 Comments
I was just browsing the various search terms people have used to find my blog. I suspect many of them went away without knowing the answers they were seeking, so here is a post that attempts to remedy that for at least some of them.
isla vs cassandra
In a battle between myself and the main character of Isla’s Inheritance, she would win. As well as having Powerz (TM), she’s also seventeen and spry. I am not seventeen. Nor am I spry.
will kiya hope of the phraoh be available on amazon uk
I checked with the author and it already is. Here ya go!
cassandra’s lazy style
How kind of you to notice. My hair is brought to you by bobby pins and a pony tail. My clothes are courtesy of “whatever jeans I can find that fit my epic shortness”, and “the internet for cool geek t-shirts”. Currently I’m wearing a Minecraf t-shirt courtesy of Threadless (see right).
girl smoking sexy
I’m unclear due to the lack of grammar, but if you’re asking me if I think girls smoking is sexy, the answer is no. Eau de ashtray is not for me.
If you’re looking for a picture of a girl smoking something sexy, or the abstract notion of “sexy” itself, I can’t help you … but I doubt it’s hygenic. Just saying.
summer heacock twitter
“The past, the present and the future walked into a bar. It was tense.”
That’s my favourite. What’s yours?
when writing dialogue is there a comma after said when an adverb is used?
No. But may I urge you to reconsider using the adverb?
poem about a me and my dog with adverbs
Here you go:
I quickly walk my dog
He swiftly jumps a log
Hurriedly fetching a stick
I carelessly gave the flick
It’s covered in his spit
He doesn’t give a–
Ok, and that’s my daily allocation of adverbs consumed. I’ll have to finish it another time.
i follow the rules
Me too. Mostly.
words to edit out of a novel heard
That’s a pretty good suggestion to add to my list of words to be wary of, actually. Why say,
“I heard an eagle shriek.”
when you can say:
“The eagle shrieked.”
Good job, you!
play your cards right hashtag
May I suggest #PlayYourCardsRight?
grow out your hair
I tried but it didn’t work. Really, I tried for about ten years! I just had it cut back to shoulder length and it’s much healthier and more managable. Thanks for the advice, though.
fantasy book with isla as a character
Mine comes out in the (northern) fall of 2014. 😉
Posts like this are why I love you. What a hoot!
Aww, thanks! ❤
OMG! This is my favorite post of yours to date. I laughed out loud at every one. You are so funny!
Thank you! There’s some seriously funny stuff in those search lists. I could’ve gone all day!
“No. But may I urge you to reconsider using the adverb?”
[…] A long time ago (long enough ago that we missed 2014), I did a blog post on the various search terms people have used to find my website, singling out those searches that I suspect my content was unable to help with. I decided it was time for an update. Because I’m a giver. […]