Revisiting Grammar: Avoiding Those Pesky Errors

If there is one topic related to writing that we can’t say enough about, it’s the topic that involves grammar. Having the right grammar in your writing can do more than help others read your sims, it can help people get into the story without being mentally knocked out of the plot every time they see an error and have to pause to think about what it might mean.

Of course, as most of us already know, the English language is anything but easy.

That’s why it’s important to familiarize yourself with the most common errors that we make. As writers, it is these errors that somehow make it into the things we write most often. Avoiding them, thankfully, takes some effort, but generally only in learning a few simple rules or notes that you can always turn to when a question comes up.

We’ve taken the guesswork out of the process for you too. Last year, during Writing Improvement Month, we took some time to highlight some of the most common errors. This year, we think it’s important to revisit. Check out last year’s tutorial here and commit these simple thoughts and rules to memory so that you’ll never make these errors again.

About Kalianna Nicholotti

Fleet Captain Kalianna Nicholotti has been a member of the Starbase 118 Fleet now for over five years and she still loves it just as much as she did when she joined. The joys of writing for a character that's truly come to life, coupled with the friends she's met throughout the Fleet, has made 118 a part of her daily life.
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