How to Write a Prologue Readers Won't Skip (with Examples)
Mar 27, 2023
Learn how to write a great prologue which will add to your story — and not just delay its beginning. Read more →
Ensure vs Insure: How to Make Sure You Get It Right
Mar 16, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
Explaining the difference between ensure, insure, and assure with sample sentences and a memory trick to keep them apart. Read more →
What is an Oxford Comma and When Should You Use it? [+Examples]
Mar 10, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
Everything you need to know about the Oxford comma, from the grammar, to the controversy, to the consequences of mistaken punctuation. With examples. Read more →
What Is Polysyndeton? Repeating "And" for Emphasis
Mar 07, 2023
Your proofreading software might suggest that it’s a sign of poor writing, but polysyndeton can be found in the Bible, Shakespeare’s plays, and more contemporary books and speeches than most of us realize. Read more →
Title Capitalization Rules: Learn Which Words To Capitalize
Mar 03, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
Whether you're using a style guide like AP, APA, MLA, or Chicago, or just want to make sure you're capitalizing your titles properly, this post explains all the rules so you know which words to capitalize or not. Read more →
Expository Writing: The Craft of Sharing Information
Mar 02, 2023 – Understanding Publishing
Expository writing is a fundamental part of how we learn and make sense of the world. Learn all about it in this post. Read more →
The Differences Between Book Marketing and Publicity: Credibility Versus Control
Feb 20, 2023 – Book Marketing
Book marketing and book publicity comprise two main pillars of book promotion. Check out this post by Kellie Rendina to understand their differences. Read more →
Lay vs. Lie: A Definitive Explanation
Feb 17, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
To lay or to lie? Learn when to use each verb, and how to distinguish between them. Read more →
Grammarly Review: A Writer's Best Friend?
Feb 15, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
Can Grammarly really help authors? Find out in this in-depth review of the popular proofreading tool. Read more →
Campfire Write Review: Everything You Need to Know
Feb 14, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft
For writers doing a lot of worldbuilding and outlining, especially in fantasy or sci-fi, Campfire Write is a handy, if not potentially expensive, writing software. Read more →
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