If you’ve self-published a book, you may want to read about this encouraging turn of events for author Kathy Izard. Her book, THE HUNDRED STORY HOME, will be released by Thomas Nelson, an imprint of HarperCollins.
Izard is a guest on the podcast SOUTHBOUND, hosted by Tommy Tomlinson, who’s no stranger to fine writing as he was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize.
Discover why Izard wrote her manuscript and why she’s passionate about helping the homeless using the podcast link here.
Speaking of excellent writing, do you ever wonder if today’s youth will pen some great work, given they spend much of their time on social media?
I’m optimistic! From where do I draw this enthusiastic outlook?
Let’s step back to the Laurel versus Yanny debate. If you’re unfamiliar with it, check out the story at The Verge.
How did this disagreement begin? After a bit of digging, from sources including the New York Post, I discovered that a student was listening to the word pronunciation and didn’t hear the word she saw in front of her, the one she looked up.
LAUREL laurel laurel laurel
yanny yanny yanny YANNY
Here’s my excited flag: While the rest of the world looks at the differences we hear, I want to say kudos to the student who looked up a word and bothered to listen to the pronunciation.
A learner! From one Georgia gal to another – you go girl!
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