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Kathy Steinemann, Grandma Birdie to her grandkids, is an award-winning author who lives in the foothills on the Alberta side of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. She has loved words for as long as she can remember, especially when the words are frightening or futuristic or funny.

Her career has taken varying directions, including positions as editor of a small-town paper, computer-network administrator, and webmaster. She has also worked on projects in commercial art and cartooning.

Kathy’s website: KathySteinemann.com

350+ Ways to Replace the Verb “Take”: A Word List for Writers

I once started reading a novel with so many repetitions of take that I lost track of the storyline. About 10 percent in, I abandoned the book. A recent short story suffering from the same problem inspired me to write … Continue reading
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