Monthly archives: September, 2018

Dissection

A few months ago, Janet blogged on how Writers Gotta Read. Read and keep reading is advice writers are told repeatedly. Many of us shake our heads at the thought of anyone who wants to be an author who doesn’t have a reading list a mile long. This is a not a problem that pertains to …

The Big, Fat Grammar Guide

Grammar. Blergh. Dry. Boring. Rules on top of rules. Overwhelmingly voted “Least Popular Topic” among the general writing community. Unfortunately, grammar is also the foundation of all good writing (good defined here as publishable). Since many of us came to the fiction world from careers and majors other than English or MFA programs, our last …