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Melisa asks: “Can I get away with not using contractions in my writing? I cannot stand how they sound.” Subscribe Here!
Dawn asks: How can we tell if we’re overdoing it on the pronouns?
Dawn asks: Should I limit my reading to avoid sounding like other authors in my genre? Subscribe Here!
Caine asks: “Is there one gold standard for perfect grammar in fiction, or does it vary by publisher? Is there a guide or software to help?” Resources Mentioned: Strunk & White’s Elements of Style Grammar Girl Grammarly.com Subscribe Here!
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: “How do you ghostwrite your own, earlier works, in order to maintain a consistent series voice?” Resources Mentioned Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do by J. Daniel Sawyer Suave Rob’s Rough-n-Ready Rugrat Rapture by J. Daniel Sawyer Fargo Jimmy Carr Does Accents on Youtube
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: “What about tone in writing?” Resources Mentioned: Bach Carl Orff Mozart Shakespeare Milton Homer Tolkien Parasol Protectorate Crudrat PG Wodehouse Douglas Adams Oscar Wilde The Shining
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: “Can you share any craft insights you’ve gotten from recording audiobooks?” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
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Subscribe Here! Zoe asks: “When you edit very messy copy, how do you know if you’re making it better or just editing out your voice?” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit