The thrilling final installment of the Chicagoland Vampires sees sinister sorcery advancing across Chicago, and it might usher in the fall of Cadogan House….
Month: May 2017
There are four rules to the old, painted music box that Leo Langlander inherits from his great-aunt, and Leo and Mimi broke every one of them.
When one lacks a goal, one becomes lax in their life in this Word Confusion from KD Did It.
Young Henry gets the dream and saves the day in the neighborhood.
Mac, Barrons, Ryodan, and Jada are back—and the stakes have never been higher or the chemistry hotter, hurtling us into a realm of labyrinthine intrigue and seduction.
The instillation of any behavior is through a slow process so it becomes ingrained, an installation so to speak, in this Word Confusion from KD Did It.
Mage Alex Verus is caught between a rock and a hard place, forced to work for Dark mage Richard Drakh to keep his friends alive. This time, the diviner can see no way out…
Emberly and her partner, Jackson Miller, are desperately seeking the stolen research for a cure before the virus becomes a pandemic and finding a creature on a murdering spree.
Revised as of 1 September 2017 No one should have a problem with gild/gilt versus guilt — a trio of heterographs, HOWEVER, the difference between gild and gilt is very fine. Both words relate to making something/one more “beautiful”, but to gild is the action that results in the gilt. And yes, there are instances in which one can be the other, relying primarily on the historical time period. You’re probably safe in any confusing with gild and gilt, but don’t make the mistake I ran across when the “the gilt of the man was too obvious to see”, ’cause I know the author wasn’t talkin’ about the James Bond scene in which the girl is covered in gold paint! Word Confusions… …started as my way of dealing with a professional frustration with properly spelled words that were out of context in manuscripts I was editing as well as books I was reviewing. It evolved into a sharing of information with y’all. I’m hoping you’ll share with us words that have been a bête noir for you from either end. If you found this post on “Gild vs Gilt vs Guilt” interesting, consider tweeting it to your friends. Subscribe to […]
Someone left a window open at the library, and it’s free-for-all night for the bats to indulge in their favorite stories, hobbies, and games.