Grammar for Fiction Writers

Grammar for Fiction Writers Not your same old boring grammar guide This book is fun fast and focused on writing amazing fiction The world of grammar is huge but fiction writers don t need to know all the nuances to write well

  • Title: Grammar for Fiction Writers
  • Author: Marcy Kennedy Chris Saylor
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 106
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Not your same old boring grammar guide This book is fun, fast, and focused on writing amazing fiction The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don t need to know all the nuances to write well In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it Grammar for Fiction Writers won t teach you things you doNot your same old boring grammar guide This book is fun, fast, and focused on writing amazing fiction The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don t need to know all the nuances to write well In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it Grammar for Fiction Writers won t teach you things you don t need to know It s all about the grammar that s relevant to you as you write your novels and short stories Here s what you ll find inside Punctuation Basics including the special uses of dashes and ellipses in fiction, common comma problems, how to format your dialogue, and untangling possessives and contractions Knowing What Your Words Mean and What They Don t including commonly confused words, imaginary words and phrases, how to catch and strengthen weak words, and using connotation and denotation to add powerful subtext to your writing Grammar Rules Every Writer Needs to Know and Follow such as maintaining an active voice and making the best use of all the tenses for fast paced writing that feels immediate and draws the reader in Special Challenges for Fiction Writers like reversing cause and effect, characters who are unintentionally doing the impossible, and orphaned dialogue and pronouns Grammar Rules You Can Safely Ignore When Writing Fiction Each book in the Busy Writer s Guides series is intended to give you enough theory so that you can understand why things work and why they don t, but also enough examples to see how that theory looks in practice In addition, they provide tips and exercises to help you take it to the pages of your own story with an editor s eye view Most importantly, they cut the fluff so you have time to write and to live your life.

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    About “Marcy Kennedy Chris Saylor

    • Marcy Kennedy Chris Saylor

      Marcy is a suspense and speculative fiction writer who believes fantasy is real than you think Alongside her own writing, Marcy works as a freelance editor and teaches classes on craft and social media through WANA International She s also the author of the Busy Writer s Guides series of books You can find her blogging about writing and about the place where real life meets science fiction, fantasy, and myth at marcykennedy.

    324 thoughts on “Grammar for Fiction Writers

    • Grammar for Fiction Writer’s by Marcy KennedyI took my time in reading this book. A page or two each day to get the full understanding. I found a lot of information that helped me in my writing. From grammar rules to special challenges for fiction writers, such as myself, I was enriched. It was nice to review the punctuation basics. I recommend this book for any serious writer.


    • This is a good book for starters. There were some things that I knew instinctively, but with this book, I got a name for them and reason behind them. Some parts were pretty detailed, sprinkled with funny comments to not make the book a boring slab of rules.;-)But I actually ended up being confused about the hyphen rule. I really wish the author had given a few more examples, especially considering that we read complicated descriptions in the style guides.My most favorite part was of "Dangling pa [...]


    • Great addition to reference shelfI bought three other books in this series and got this one as an afterthought. I decided it would be a good idea to refresh my grammar skills. The book gives clear examples. It also covers the gray areas when writers can get away with "breaking the rules" and when they can't. Just like the other books, a link to a downloadable checklist is provided for printing out. One thing I've noticed about formatting is that many of the underlined, bolder, or italicized exam [...]


    • A great reference book. I especially used the lists of crutch words, weasel words, helping verbs, and weak words. The take it to the page sections, were also very helpful. Overall, a great resource!



    • This is a nice book for fiction writers as the title suggests, I just want her to stop picking at high school teachers because not all of them have the same ideas, but the book is too the pooint


    • Love a good grammar book and this one gives excellent examples along with clear explanations. Good to have in a writer's toolbox.


    • Short and sweet--and packed with practical rules/tips for shaping fiction grammar into a thing of beauty. I'm going to keep this guide close and use it during my revisions.


    • This is mostly geared for new writers, but even those who have been writing a while and just want to brush up will learn a few things.


    • Thank you. This book was a great help. It cleared up a lot of "grammar confusion" I had in my writing. I highly recommend this book to writers.


    • great quick referenceQuick read and helpful for any beginning author. I will definitely be referring back to this on a few items.


    • This book was very easy to understand and covered a lot of the grammar issues that are most important to fiction writers. It was very helpful to me.


    • Thought I had grammar sussed and sorted years ago, but still found this book a gem for fiction writing. Easy read with useful examples.


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