Are Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” words a sign of happier times?

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The 12 days of HowToWriteBetter 2012

Altogether now:

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me

Some great tips on writing, for free…

(…and from here on…)

Two question marks

Three adverbs

Four adjectives

Five am-per-sands!

Six commas crowing

Seven hyphens huffing

Eight dashes dashing

Nine colons clunking

Ten words a-working

Eleven nouns a-nodding

Twelve verbs a-vying

…and some great tips on writing, for free!

With every good wish for this Holiday season and for 2013!

Suzan St Maur

Suze xx

Barbara Saul

Babs xx

Lynn Tulip

Lynn xx

Lucy McCarraher

Lucy xx

from HowToWriteBetter