Writing Inspiration #5

As a writer, I am of the practice of using all the elements of punctuation. And I do tend to use the semicolon fairly often. I have always believed it comes quite handy if you know its proper usage. So, when I came across this quote, I realised I don’t quite agree with the author.…

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The Proofreading Checklist for Writers

When I was on a job-hunt couple of months ago, I had an interview scheduled with the National Creative Director of a reputed advertising agency. After three-quarters of an hour into the interview, she asked me, “How good are you with your grammar?” Not only did I grow nervous but was terribly baffled. What would…

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Are there rules in writing?

There are no writing rules, unless of course, if your job depends on it. I am an amateur writer. I have never followed any rules or guides so far. I just write whatever I want to, whichever way I want to. So when someone asks me what rules there are to writing, I ask them…

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