Although boring as cocktail conversation, the comma is a necessary tool and an important element in writing. However, as an editor of both fiction and non-fiction pieces, I often see [...]
Improving Your Writing: Grammar
The Elements of Style, by Strunk & White, may be the book most frequently assigned to high school and college classes. Features quotes such as: “vigorous writing is concise” and [...]
Dictionary.com Every writer needs a dictionary – we just also happen to be fond of this online one. Fast and cheap.
Thesaurus.com is occasionally plagued by popup ads, but it’s the [...]
At Reflection’s Edge, we read hundreds of pages of submissions every month in the search for excellent writing. Surprisingly, a large number of the rejection slips we send out are [...]
Strange Horizons’ deliciously honest “Stories We’ve Seen Too Often” list covers a lot (stories about writer’s block, where it’s all a dream, which are based on D&D, etc.). But in [...]