My Grammar Brings All the Boys to the Yard The best way to attract people to what you’re saying is to avoid distracting them with mistakes in your writing. I found these tips from The Write Life helpful for writers of all stages! Which one is your Achilles heel?
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I’m just going to come right out and say it: I have a vocab crush on the word “awesome.” It’s pretty, well, AWESOME! Something about that open first “ahhhh” syllable and the hissing finality of the last syllable speaks to me, like jumping out of an airplane and landing on your feet, arms akimbo, withContinue reading “What, Exactly, is ‘Awesomesauce?’”
No matter what different style books may say, the word “therefore” always looks uncomfortably naked to me when it is not cozied up with a comma.
While, admittedly, I love words and punctuation and grammar and verbiage and the craft of a beautiful sentence…I can’t base an entire blog on the mechanics of writing. I just don’t have that many florid things to say about comma placement. Let me wax poetic about better things, like puppies. When I thought of theContinue reading “About Reckless Acts of Punctuation”