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Note 240 – The spelling of yuletide and its definition

Before writing this today, I checked the Google AdWords tool to see what the competition and frequency was for the word yuletide.  Did you know that almost as many people search for yule tide or yule-tide (33,100 global monthly searches) as they do the combined word yuletide (40,500 glogal monthly searches).  The word jul had an even bigger monthly search … Continue reading

Note 239 – The word ‘Humbug’ and the term ‘Bah Humbug’

It’s Christmas Day and I want to spend time with my family, but staying true to my writing challenge, I will still provide a blog for you today – but it will be a short one.  I thought I would find out a little bit about the term Bah Humbug.  This is the character Ebenezer Scrooge’s famous … Continue reading

Note 238 – You’ll make it as a writer if you just have hope

Writers love people reading what they have poured their time into, and revel in the constructive comments and praise.  All of this keeps a writer going and encourages the creation of another piece of work; however, there is something else important.  This is the hope that something great will come of all this writing and that it will generate enough income to be able to spend more time … Continue reading

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