grammar

Three Dirty Birds Talk about Chuck's Sentences

Three Dirty Birds are back from vacation–uh, sick leave/work overload, to chat about Chuck Wendig’s Kick-Ass Writer, and his chapter on Sentences. Ana: *brushes the sand out of her feathers* We’re talking about sentences? I can write sentences. And fragments. Zoe: The thing that impressed me most in this chapter was the revelation that...

This is exactly what we were talking about in Before You Hit Send this week

http://pcwrede.com/blog/what-you-do-right/ When I think about it, I got a good grounding in basic grammar in junior high, which disappeared in high school, as we began focusing more intently on Shakespeare and reading novels. But, unlike Ms. Wrede, I had a teacher in Grade 12 who was incredibly enthusiastic about creative writing. We had weekly...