Quote of the Week

Quote of the week: “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” - Toni Morrison

Monday, January 31, 2011

A Review of the Basics: Grammar and Puncuation

We all have learned the tedious writing skills throughout grade school and some even in college, but can you really know all the rules all the time? I know most of the basics, but often find myself making mistakes in grammar, spelling and punctuation on a regular basis. Some of the mistakes are simply because I'm in too much of a rush to stop and correct, some I just overlook, and other mistakes are born out of ignorance. I recently went back to brush up on my grammar and punctuation rules and found a few areas that I was doing plain wrong, but assumed it was correct. It has made me realize that any who wish to pursue even a casual interest in writing should take a little time to review the basics.

There are an infinite number of books and websites available just for the purpose of teaching proper English grammar and punctuation but searching through all of them can be daunting, so I have listed the resources that I have used and found very helpful. If you want to brush up your skills take a look...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Blog Change

I've decided to make some blogging changes, because I'm turning this blog to a writer blog exclusively. Writerific's Journal will now be dedicated to odds and ends blog of my life's journey, including things I think others might be interested in. All things writing will be posted on A Writer's Tales. I am doing this mainly to create a focus site for writing that will allow for better organization of information, and pave the way for me to start blogging for money. I apologize for any confusion.