Holy Mother Grammatica's
Guide To Good Writing
grammar, and spelling are not things that only happen to other people."--Terry
Good writing doesn't just happen. "Well, duh," you say? And
well you may, as long as you put it in quotation marks and punctuate
it correctly. A surprising number of writers don't know how to do that.
Many either don't know or don't care about the rules of grammar or of
Now, you say, "Rules of writing fiction? What rules?" The
rules that I am about to tell you, of course. That's why you're reading
Who am I? I am Holy Mother Grammatica, dispenser of the rules, advisor
to writers seeking guidance. I do not work alone. Among my colleagues
are Mr. Exposition and Auntie Continuity. Together, we will attempt
to help interested writers gain new skills and polish those they already
have. We will start with general rules, and move on to specific errors.
Let us begin.