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“Bad Writing” versus Style

I think about this one often.  There are so many rules out there, like “Never use anything except said for dialogue attribution” or “Always avoid verbs that end in -ing” or “Remove words that weaken a sentence.” And I get … Continue reading

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But what if it was a fluke?

I received an awesome personal rejection last night.  It would’ve been better if it had been an acceptance, of course.  (And a nice chunk of change, too.)  But.  If you’re going to get rejected, this is how you want it … Continue reading

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Writing Style vs. Grammar

When I was in school and learning grammar (which I hated–I swore I’d misuse whom ’til the day I died just to spite certain grammar zealots like my friend’s mom), grammar was presented as some sort of absolute set of … Continue reading

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