Some authors just avoid dashes. We get it. The truth is the difference between em dashes vs. en dashes is very clear and concise. Let me show you the rules.
Tag: editing tips
How to use a semicolon correctly in your story
How the heck do you use a semicolon? It’s not quite a comma or a period, so what are you supposed to do with it? Let us help you out with that one. Here we go!
Grammar Rules for Colons: How to avoid misuse
What are the rules for colons? How do you know when to substitute for something else? There are so many options for these two little dots. Let’s explore a few.
Comma rules and how to not break them
Commas clarify. But if used incorrectly, they just add confusion. Like all grammar rules, sometimes comma rules can be broken. Let’s get into the basics.
How to diagnose a scene to end writer’s block
Sometimes writer’s block isn’t about what’s in front of you. Sometimes, it’s what’s already written, holding you back. Let’s diagnose a scene.
Passive Voice: What NOT to fix in your story
Did you know there are times you should KEEP passive voice in your novel, writers? Here’s how to tell the difference between what you should fix or leave be.
Common Grammar Mistakes & How to Avoid Them (Part 2)
Rather than inundate you with every grammar rule in one post, you get a second blog with common grammar mistakes. You’re welcome. Let’s dive right in, friends!