Sentence Writing #03: Long and Short Sentences

Previous || Next Few elements of style can harm your work the way an overbusy, cluttered sentence can. But reading about cluttered sentences from a theoretical standpoint is one thing -- seeing one such sentence is entirely different. Let's construct a glorious Example: My ratonnastick, being a perfectly good fellow at heart who always knew... Continue Reading →

Sentence Writing #02: Clauses and Phrases

Previous|| Next This series of posts owes a lot to, and borrows from, June Casagrande‚Äôs book on sentence style, It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences. Today, we shall delve in the deepest recesses of the earth, and talk about the abusive step-father of all writers, Grammar Proper. And what's more... Continue Reading →

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