Creative Grammar

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Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂

Today, I wanted to talk about grammar and how we can use it creatively. The thing with grammar rules and conventions is that they are ever changing and things go in and out of vogue. Often, opinions differ as to what is and is not acceptable at any given time, and it can feel like a lethal quagmire for us mere mortals trying to produce a book. As fictional writers, we can use this to our advantage.

While there may be a temptation to go with absolutes, this can limit us in so many ways. As with general rules of writing, we first have to learn them, and then we can–with care–bend and break them from time to time. And just because something is no longer popular or used a lot, it doesn’t make it incorrect or taboo.

In reading a book by Tomi Adeyemi–a fantastic…

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