Meta-Post and Project Announcements (Very Long)

Hello, darlings!! I just hit 17,000 followers last night, after a year of severe depression that ended up making my progress on this blog completely fall off. I was at 10,000 followers in 2016, and for the next six months,… Read moreMeta-Post and Project Announcements (Very Long)

NO. NO. NO. Do not do this. Do not freaking do this. I don’t know who decided to lie to you on this day. But they are lying. Semicolons are ONLY for complete thoughts. If you have a fragment, then… Read more

NO. NO. NO. Do not do this. Do not freaking do this. I don’t know who decided to lie to you on this day. But they are lying. Semicolons are ONLY for complete thoughts. If you have a fragment, then… Read more

Writing requires discipline.

(This is a follow-up to the quote I posted yesterday.) Many times, I’ve seen quotes along the lines of how there’s basically no good time for anything. If you always wait for the “right” time, then you’ll miss the boat altogether…. Read moreWriting requires discipline.

Writing requires discipline.

(This is a follow-up to the quote I posted yesterday.) Many times, I’ve seen quotes along the lines of how there’s basically no good time for anything. If you always wait for the “right” time, then you’ll miss the boat altogether…. Read moreWriting requires discipline.

Somewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

legit-writing-tips: You’ll get different answers from different people, but I’m of the opinion that exclamation marks should be used in dialogue only, with a few rare exceptions. Interesting point! I use them often, because they convey the sense of energy… Read moreSomewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

Somewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?

legit-writing-tips: You’ll get different answers from different people, but I’m of the opinion that exclamation marks should be used in dialogue only, with a few rare exceptions. Interesting point! I use them often, because they convey the sense of energy… Read moreSomewhere, once upon a time, when I was just starting out as a writer, I read that you should never use exclamation marks/points. They said that if you use one, you’re likely over-using them everywhere. Is this true? Is it okay to use ‘!’ marks while writing?