Don’t Make These Grammar Errors!

Although we may feel like we are kings and queens of the “small stuff,” also known as punctuation and grammar, these types of errors are the most common we make. At the writing center I have worked at for the past year, we developed a guide to help writers try to realize these mistakes. Here are the most common errors we see in writing (not necessarily in order): 1. Comma in a Compound Sentence John planned on writing a book…

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Author Advice: Stephen King

“Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life as well. It’s about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay?” –Stephen King

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9 Reasons to Write While You’re Young

We may be young, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start our dreams of being writers right now. Here are a few reasons to get out there and start writing while you’re still young, hungry, and kicking! 1. Practice Makes Perfect You’ve heard it a billion times, but it is definitely true. The sooner you start working at a skill, the sooner you’ll improve. If your first novel doesn’t turn out how you wanted it to, start on another or work…

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