Cass E Ritter

On the Road to Publishing

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Book versus E-reader

I love books.
I love the feel of them. When my own books arrived, I stroked the first one out of the box reverently. I caressed the spine, I flicked the pages, I traced the title. I groaned with pleasure and delight. My daughter warned me not to do so in public or people would think I’m Continue reading

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More about Words

Last week, I thought about how words have the power to hurt, about how we have to take responsibility for the words we use every day.
Today, I want to think about the words of a writer, a writer of fictional stories, and how these words are interpreted by the reader.
As a reader, how many times have you Continue reading


Words – a Limitless Resource

When doing some marking the other day, I came across a script where the candidate (a learner of English) had seen fit to double almost every T in their 150-word essay. In exasperation, I exclaimed: “You’ve used up all the Ts in the world.”
Then I realised that we will never Continue reading