Why Adjectives & Adverbs Are Dangerous for Journalists

I have been writing poetry and nonfiction for over half of my life. I have spent many hours discussing the use of adjectives and adverbs with fellow writers. Recently, I fought for the removal of bad adverbs and adjectives added by an inexperienced editor.

This treatise is to warn editors and writers to “keep out” of adjective and adverb hell.

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Why Robots Can’t Write and Talk Funny

In an effort to make reading long form articles easier, a publisher is using a voice to text emulator. My friends have noted on my articles that the emulator has a British accent because the publication is British. When I write, I write in American English and then I convert it to British English. I also have a tool that helps me in the conversion process.

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Reverend Alexander Hamilton: Sweet Holy Spirit Shall Wear a Golden Crown

Last night, I learned of the passing of Reverend Alexander Hamilton in late January. I am grateful that I had the privilege of singing with Alex. The man was amazing and had patience like nobody else going over song parts over and over again.

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EV Driving Update Almost 6 Tons of CO2 Not in SoCal Air

I calculated the amount of CO2 I prevented from putting into the atmosphere by driving an electric vehicle since August 2015. Using the LEAF app and online portals I figure that I saved over 11,762 lbs (5.881 tons) of CO2 from getting into the air over driving a gas-powered car. My driving electric prevented almost six tons of CO2 from adding to global warming and climate change in Southern California.

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2020 Year in Review Covid and Beyond

2020 has been a  year of major changes in automotive and our lives.  I reviewed all the events I covered for Auto Futures in ” Zoom, Norm The Scooter Dog (And Fighting Covid) – How Automotive Technology Shaped Our Knowledge in 2020. I also summed it up in this graphic …

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