—Viva la Em Dash—

By Cheri Lasota Ever heard of an em dash? I thought not. I hadn’t heard of it until a few years ago, when I finally delved into the subject after much confusion on what a hyphen and dash actually look like. According to the Chicago Manual of Style, “Hyphens and the...

The Like-Minded, the Fellow Afflicted

  By Cheri Lasota “Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know, but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow-afflicted.” —Don DeLillo All writing groups are unique because their members are unique...