Style

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

What are the elements of a great book? I used to do manuscript appraisals when I taught creative writing full time. I would never have been able to do it without teaching, though, because teaching taught me how to become a critical reader. I learnt…
What Is A Style Guide And Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Style Guide And Why Do I Need One?

What is a style guide?  A style guide is a document that is created by editors, managers, or producers to define how they want writers to write. It prescribes how employees should use grammar, tone, punctuation, spelling, and formatting. All of these define your company's…

Past Or Present Tense? Which One Will You Use?

Different tenses suit different stories, certain genres, and various authors’ styles. The tense you choose should also suit the personality of your main viewpoint character. The Past And The Present The past tells us what happened: I ached. She loved. You needed. The present shows us…

4 Writing Styles Everybody Needs To Know

Are you writing a piece to inform, to persuade, to describe, or to tell a story? The style you choose for your text is a result of the way you combine word choice, tone, and syntax. The Four Writing Styles Expository - Writing to inform. Descriptive - Writing to…

7 Choices That Affect A Writer’s Style

What Is Your Literary Style? Style, in its broadest sense, is a specific way in which we create, perform, or do something. Style in literature is the way an author uses words to tell a story. It is a writer’s way of showing his or…
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