A magic number I never imagined I’d reach!
(Jan. 27, 2017) I won this little contest! Thanks so much to Jessica Baker, whose blog “The Daily Rejection” (Don’t you just love that title, fellow writers?!) featured my winning writing prompt plus Part One of her fabulous story. It’s included here, below. Thanks again, Jessica, in advance, for my prize – the great gift basket you carefully assembled!
Edit: Oh dear! Sadly, I see now that the author of The Daily Rejection blog has taken down her entire site. Therefore my quotes from it were removed too. So sorry! Anyway, I won her contest for “Best Writing Prompt,” which went like this:
When the angel rang the doorbell, Claret was annoyed. He’s early, she thought.
Feel free to use it as the opening sentence of a story, and share it in the comments below if you’re so inclined.
…for now. Today I posted the following online messaage:
Well folks, this double vision’s got the best of the Grammar Cop! She was off ‘sick’ during the past week, so instead of grammar goofs, here is…
Happy February, FFers! Here’s a lineup of dreary desperadoes for you, language lawbreakers all! 😅
The Grammar Cop has a feast for Friday Follies followers today. (Say that 10 times fast.)
The Grammar Cop brings you a flock of frightful faux-pas this week. Can you spot them? 👀
The Grammar Cop sees red whenever she comes across these nasty spelling boo-boos! 😜
Heeey, FFers! Welcome to the first 2021 lineup of bloopers presented by your ever-vigilant Grammar Cop! 😁
Here are some tidbits of writing-related advice and tips I’ve come across… so I’m sharing the joy! A Merry Christmas to you all, from Santa Ellie, aka the Grammar Cop! 🤶🌲🥂