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You may have heard the phrase “show don’t tell.” It’s a subject that permeates nearly all aspects of writing, and it is important to understand so that you can clearly communicate with the reader while also crafting an entertaining, emotional, and thought-provoking story.Continue reading Fundamentals: Telling and Showing
Google Docs is a free, easy-to-use word processor that is very popular with writers due to its price, robust feature set, and excellent sharing/suggestion system.Continue reading How to organize your work in Google Docs
Word choice issues don’t fit in as grammar or punctuation problems, as they may not be “technically” wrong. However, many word choice problems will bore, annoy, or confuse your readers. Here is a rundown of the most common issues.Continue reading Fundamentals: Word Choice
Grammar is invisible to a reader, up until it strays from the standards of the English language. At best, poor grammar will confuse your readers; at worst, it will annoy and frustrate them.Continue reading Fundamentals: Grammar
Punctuation is invisible to a reader, up until it strays from the standards of the English language. At best, poor punctuation will confuse your readers; at worst, it will annoy and frustrate them.Continue reading Fundamentals: Punctuation