Blowing Caskets

I discovered a new eggcorn in a student essay: “blow a casket” Somewhere out there, the person who coined┬áthe original expression is┬áturning over in his engine.

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Idea Irrelevancy

I used to imagine that having a great idea for a story was critical–there wasn’t any point in putting pen to paper until the idea was worth it. So trained myself over several decades to be good at coming up with ideas. And it worked: I’m very good at it–an idea machine. But I’m late […]

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