Posts tagged "words"

Short Story, Novella or Novel?

By Aishah Macgill Many authors and readers ask me, "What makes a short story or a novel? At what point does it change from short to full length novel?" Thankfully, Read More -->


By Aishah Macgill Shampoo. It has sunk into the psyche of us English speaking peeps like we invented the word. Did we? No. It is a Hindi word, originally from champo, meaning Read More -->

The Etymolgy of Words

by Aishah Macgill I have a long held fascination with the origin of words and phrases. Like the old story of why we say "bless you" when someone sneezes.  In case you don't already know, it stems Read More -->