I'm sure if we all looked hard enough, we'd be able to find a bit of rebel inside us. But there's a time for rebellion and a time for sticking with grammar rules. After all, they stop sentence errors and awkward reader emails. But one of the many luxuries of being an indie author is being able to selectively break rules. Rosalind Minett, author member, is pulling out her inner rebel to talk about when it's okay to break writing rules as an indie.
Punctuation tends to produce strong reactions. Either you love it or you hate it. But one thing is certain as writers, we all need it. In today's encore post, Dominic Selwood, author member, delights in punctuation so much so that he's taken the time to write a guide to punctuation for the 21st century writer. Today he tells us why - and also helps us learn to stop worrying and love punctuation! You can make punctuation fun too.
A fun discussion about punctuation (yes, it can be fun!) with bestselling novelist and historian Dominic Selwood about his 21st century approach to the rules of commas, semi-colons, and more
How many of these 7 bad formatting habits do you have? Save yourself from avoidable problems by following these 7 top tips! Courtesy of Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press, drawing on years of experience.
Did you know there are three kinds of dash in punctuation? Not sure how to use them all correctly? Help is at hand here with a succinct and helpful summary by editor Richard Bradburn.
What are your pet hates in punctuation? Here's a handy checklist of the puncutation errors that most irritate readers (and writers). Make sure you're not guilty of them!