Rules for writing

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17 SCHOOL WRITING RULES YOU NEED TO UNLEARN IN THE REAL WORLD

  We have some good news for English class haters: some of the rules your teachers drilled into your brain are absolute hooey in the real world. Who really says “an historic”? And personally, we love starting sentences with “but,” “and,” and “or.” Read on as we explore these and 15 other school writing rules … Continue reading

WRITERS’ CODE OF ETHICS

Lots of controversy on the internet concerning writers lately. It’s time for… THE WRITERS’ CODE OF ETHICS 1. I will never pay people to write positive reviews of my books. 2. I will never use a false account (aka a sock puppet or anonymous account) to leave negative reviews of any of my peers. 3. I will … Continue reading

RULES FOR WRITING – BY COLSON WHITEHEAD

The art of writing can be reduced to a few simple rules. I share them with you now.   Rule No. 1: Show and Tell. Most people say, “Show, don’t tell,” but I stand by Show and Tell, because when writers put their work out into the world, they’re like kids bringing their broken unicorns … Continue reading