To have your work look as professional as possible, here are some things to watch out for when writing: 1. It's vs. Its This is a common error that is very easy to avoid, as long as you think about what you want to say. "It's" is a contraction of "it is" or "it has." "Its" is a possessive pronoun. There's an easy way to remember the difference. Say the sentence out loud using "it is" instead of "it's/its." If it makes sense, "it's" is the correct choice. 2. Your vs. You'
This is my book of the month pick. It is the debut from a talented young author, Kariss Lynch. I had the honor of meeting her recently at the ACFW Conference in St. Louis, MO. Kariss began her writing career in third grade when she created a story about a magical world for a class assignment. Chasing her dream into college, she received a degree in English at Texas Tech University and fell in love with writing faith-based fiction about characters with big dreams, adventurous
In addition to editing and proofreading, I am also a reviewer. From time to time, I'll be posting editing tips, anecdotes to help lighten the editing process, or reviews of books I've read and recommend. I will post things to help build you up as a writer and reader, so be sure to check back. Today's tip: You're here because you're a writer. I'm here because I'm an editor who wants to help you become a better writer. Today's tip is actually two for the price of one. Anais Nin