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Punctuation and Grammar

Now that I write for a living, I am increasingly aware of the importance of not making too many mistakes with punctuation and grammar. If you spend months or even years crafting your novel, it would be awful if your prose are let down by clumsy punctuation and poor grammar. 219 more words

Rants And Ramblings

Editing Organisations

As I’m a writer living in Victoria and occasionally receive editing opportunities, I figured I’d post up some links to a few editing associations:


The Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd) … 104 more words

Writing

Quote • GEORGE BERNARD SHAW to RALPH RICHARDSON

“This is all very well, Richardson, and it might do for Chekhov, but it doesn’t do for me. Your gasps are upsetting my stops and semicolons, and you’ve got to stick to them.” 70 more words

Theatre

Better Read than Dead

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This is about books. Not literature. I have no pretensions in that direction. I have been to Hay on Wye but not for the book festival. 1,495 more words

Books

Writing Corner -- Research

When I wrote my first book I honestly knew very little about writing. I spent as much time researching how to write as I spent actually writing. 545 more words

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