Category Archives: writing critiques

Kill Those Exclamation Points!

In keeping with yesterday’s affirmation to stick to reading and writing material on this blog, I’m sharing ten of William Safire’s “Fumblerules.” One of the many things I’ve learned about writing is that there are rules, rules, and more rules. … Continue reading

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Watch Those Gerunds and Exclamation Marks!

I’m a little sad that my writing group isn’t going to get together tonight, and I’m even sadder because of the reason. Not one of us has anything to critique. Sure, we could have met anyway, but since the primary … Continue reading

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Use Stronger Verbs

Joining a writing group is probably one of the smartest things I’ve done in the past year or so. Because of this talented, helpful, diplomatic group, I’ve learned things that I’d never have thought of on my own. Nor have … Continue reading

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Positive Sandwich Technique

I’m looking forward to meeting with my writing group tonight. They’re a great a group of people, the kind you dream about knowing when you need good, solid advice and constructive criticism. Some people say there’s no such thing as constructive criticism. I say there is.

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