THE GIRL WITH THE CURSED TATTOO—Part two in a jealous harangue

Okay, another reason I probably have yet to appear on the NYT Best-Seller list–aside from not having a book out in several years because of my protracted maternity leave–is that I was taught that it’s not lady-like to swear.  Shows a certain lack of class.  Even for my heroes.  Not that my heroes don’t drop the F-bomb left and right.  I happen to think “Fooie” is a perfectly acceptable adverb and shows that my heroes are tough enough to sling slang that might sound silly on a lesser man.  My sons wield the “DDH” bomb (doo-doo head) liberally on the playground and they have yet to be bullied.  I think it’s not what you say, but how you say it. 

And, if you disagree, Fooie on you, Booger-ball.  Stings, huh?

 Carolyn

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Filed under Changing Genre's, Geroge Clooney, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood, Older writers, Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Writing

One response to “THE GIRL WITH THE CURSED TATTOO—Part two in a jealous harangue

  1. Congratulations Carolyn! I applaud you in standing firm in your beliefs. You’re such a great writer you definitely don’t need to interject swearing into your heroes lexicons.

    Let me know when you have another book out. I read all of your work. Blessings to you and yours.

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