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29
Mar

Zooming In On Beads of Sweat: Interview with Amir Rabiyah

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“Sometimes walls exist inside of us. We create them to keep ourselves safe, or to shut people and ideas out,” says poet Amir Rabiyah of the recently released anthology Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices, which they co-edited with Helen Klonaris. Writing the Walls Down features forty-five international writers and artists in conversation with the idea of walls, both physical and metaphorical. “I'm really proud of this collection, and the bravery and brilliance of all... Continue reading
05
Mar

Making Art Is Making Love: Interview with M'kali-Hashiki

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If you’re an artist or a writer in the Bay Area, you’ll want to indulge in my pal M'kali-Hashiki's upcoming Erotic Breathwork for Creative Folk workshop on Sunday, March 27 from 1-5pm.“I think the workshop will have tangible results for those creators who often find themselves stuck,” says M’kali-Hashiki. “For those who really wanna ‘pump up the volume’ on their creative juices and for those who either create their best work when sexually satiated or conversely only when they're celibate.”I’ve a... Continue reading
25
Jan

Recycling: 6 Ways To Make Your Blog Work for You:

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If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, you’re sitting on a goldmine of recyclable content. Recycling your content isn’t cheating! It’s yours, and keeping a blog or content strategy alive and running, year in and year out, is a big job. You deserve all the breaks you can get. Here are a few ways I’m recycling my content from 7 years of blogging as the Sexy Grammarian: Revise: Things change over the years. The voice you’ve worked so hard to develop sounds better now than it did when you w... Continue reading
09
Dec

The Difference Between Showing & Telling

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First Passage (telling) All the nurses knew that Catherine was the sexiest woman on the ward. She was beautiful and confident, so she could get away with murder. She would always go out of her way to get my attention. I was weak to her charms, and I wasn’t getting any with anybody else. And I was lonely. So I was an easy target. She seduced me so thoroughly that I lost everything.    Second Passage (showing) I sat in the plastic hospital chair, surrounded by chatter. When the minut... Continue reading
25
Nov

Etsy Treasury: Holiday Gifts for Writers

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Thanks for visiting the Sexy Grammar Blog. You'll find my hottest new content this week on Etsy, where I curate beautiful gift treasuries for writers and promote creative small business owners.  Writing is art, and sometimes an artist needs a little something special to make the magic happen. Appealing to my writer’s fancies and whimsies keeps me juicy and productive, so my Etsy treasuries curate gifts that will inspire, indulge, and hold the secrets of writing. This one's got a concr... Continue reading