Writerly Rants

The Grammar Police

Writerly Rant #19 Uninvited Editing By M.J. Moores, OCT. Author. Editor. Freelance Writer. Have you ever met one of those individuals who is so immersed in their understanding of grammar and their native language that they feel the need to… Read More ›

Modern Etiquette

Writerly Rant #18 Common Courtesy Not So Common Anymore By M.J. Moores, OCT. Author. Editor. Freelance Writer. [some mild profanity] I’m selling my house – the traditional way with an agent and everything that goes along with that headache.  This… Read More ›

Gorilla Tape

Writerly Rant#14: When Not to Open Your Mouth By M.J. Moores ~ There’s much about a lot of things in this life I’d like to complain about including several things in the writing/editing/publishing industry.  The idea of ‘freedom of speech’… Read More ›

Good Cheer?

Writerly Rant #13 The Standard Complaint – For the past month various facebook friends have posted pictures with sayings amounting to, “I’m going anti-PC and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. Click Like if you agree.” Yes, I did click like… Read More ›

An Homage to Satire

Writerly Rant #12 A Modern Proposal By M.J. Moores, OCT. Author. Editor. Business Owner. North America’s IQ is getting progressively lower.  It is easy to overlook this when your circle of friends and colleagues generally think the same way as… Read More ›

The Last Word

Writerly Rant #11 The Insufferable Know-it-all – We have all met the insufferable Know-it-all at some point in our lives; those of us truly blessed have met more than one.  Now, I’m not talking about that super-smart kid in your… Read More ›