What Did You Learn?

August 7, 2011

Quick Tip: The Dos and Dont’s of Dashes

Filed under: Quick Tips — Tags: , — ax20 @ 8:25 pm

Dashes is a great grammatical element in writing to help your story along. But only if you use them correctly. So how do you use them? Find out here:

Grammar ABCs: D is for Dashes


April 15, 2010

Quick Tips: Just Remember to Kiss

Filed under: Quick Tips — Tags: , , — ax20 @ 11:59 pm

KISS- Keep It Simple Stupid!

Let your writing speak for itself, don’t try to make it prettier and more “intelligent.” If it isn’t natural for you to say, it will likely come out misused or awkward.

October 9, 2009

Quick Tip #3- Write A Lot

Filed under: Quick Tips — ax20 @ 2:20 am

Try to write something every day. Even if you have a busy schedule, take 15 minutes to write something, anything. Practice makes perfect!

Quick Tip #2- Edit!

Filed under: Quick Tips — Tags: — ax20 @ 2:08 am

There’s nothing more frustrating than reading a manuscript rife with errors. You’re never finished editing until the book is published and sometimes not even then.

Quick Tip #1- Read Your Work Out Loud

Filed under: Quick Tips — ax20 @ 2:07 am

Read your work out loud. This is the easiest way to identify cumbersome, awkward wording.

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