The only time someone told me my grammar sucks was when I told him to get the first cab going home because his house was farther than mine. That led to an argument whether the correct word was farther or further. To be fair, he was drunk, and I was rather under the influence of alcohol—fine,... Continue Reading →
Word War: Unlike vs Dislike
When a friend posts something on Facebook and you find it annoying or—for the lack of better wor—stupid, do you unlike it or do you dislike it? Both words are used interchangeably by most people on the Internet, but not by grammarians who are in the know. Do you know the difference between the two?
Writing Is a Worthless Passion: A Fallacy
Ever since I was a kid, my mother has been telling me that I cannot make enough money out of writing, but I proved her wrong, and I will continue to prove those people who say the same wrong. I have heard this opinion from so many people and even from the media—movies, TV series,... Continue Reading →
Questions from Readers: Why Do You Write?
After putting up a feedback page here in my blog, I actually received a request and a question. So I am going to answer the first question submitted. _____ Why do I write? Well, as my blog’s tagline says, “I live to write, and I write to live.” But specifically, why I write depends on... Continue Reading →