Balance

One of the things I struggle with most is finding a balance in my life.  I’m either too focused on work, school, or whatever and forget to take time for me.  This week I had a long to-do list for homework I wanted to get through.  It involved three chapters, videos, and labs for science, … Continue reading Balance

Progress?

It seems a bit ridiculous to think that in the same two hours two days in a row I didn't accomplish the same amount of work but I didn't.  Yesterday I got up in pain.  I made such little progress I was frustrated with myself.  Today I got up not in pain.  Here it is 9:00 am and I've accomplished … Continue reading Progress?

Content vs Style vs Context

What is more important your content or the style in which it is written?  This has been an ongoing debate in my Prose Stylistics class.  I say content is primary, with style playing a secondary role and context coming in third – this is a photo finish fall these three.  Style involves things like sentence … Continue reading Content vs Style vs Context

Action!

In my Prose Stylistics class, we had to write a paragraph using only active verbs and no passive verbs.  In case you don’t know passive verbs are the “be” verbs like is, are, was, were, will, have been, had been, etc.  Here is a good link for passive voice if you want to learn more: … Continue reading Action!