Brevity: How it works Brevity is all about sentence length. Attention span is short. Time is valuable. Your reader has infinite options of things to spend his time on, other than your story. His attention[…]
Style: the way a writer uses language aspects such as tone, prose, vocabulary, grammar, rhythm and syntax. Style is the way in which messages are worded. Each person thinks in his own personal way and speaks in his own personal way. Therefore, every writer will develop his own style of writing.
Writers will sometimes ask: “Is it ever OK to write in the passive tense?” Tense defines action within time, when the verb happens.
The sentence is the foundation of any written work. There is one thing all reader want: clear, concise, comprehensible sentences that mean something to them.
Oh my gosh the rules of commas! It was back in secondary school when we learned those. Remind me, why were those little wiggly bits so important? Time to freshen up that knowledge with some quick notes on how and when to use a comma!