Basic Writing Principle #2: Your Story Must Have Dialogue

I know this seems like a ridiculous problem to even have to mention, but the truth is that I have edited books with no dialogue. This is a serious problem. Of course, if you’re writing a science textbook, you probably don’t need to add dialogue. But for the purposes of this post, I’m going to […]

Basic Writing Principle #1: 4 Reasons to Pay Attention to Your Paragraphs

I try not to be too judgmental with writers. Grammar can be tricky, commas are confusing, and I can’t say I don’t ever misspell a word. But there are a few basic principles that even the most English-illiterate person should know. This post is part 1 of a new Tuesday grammar series I’ve titled: basic […]