What Writers Can Learn From the Cat in the Hat

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Green eggs and ham, the cat in the hat, etc. – many of us grew up reading these words, and many of us learned to love reading because of the genius of one man: Dr. Seuss.  Born Theodore Seuss Geisel, the American cartoonist and writer is definitely one of the most loved children’s book writers today.  Dr.  Seuss was born on March 2, 1904, and in his lifetime, he published 44 children’s books which are all full of wonderfully imaginative characters.  Add to these his uniquely creative writing style, and you will not be surprised at how well-loved this writer [Read more…]

It’s National Punctuation Day!

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It’s not yet too late to celebrate one of the most important days of the year: National Punctuation Day!    I am not making this up, although my love for quirky holidays is well known.  You can check the official web site for the holiday to confirm that this is for real. With the tag line “A celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks, and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis,” National Punctuation Day is a great excuse to party tonight.  If it’s too late for you to organize something, you can always do [Read more…]

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