When writing or correcting a sentence, it is important to ignore or remove (temporarily) all additional information in order to check the grammatical structure.
‘Writing is so intense. It’s almost like pulling teeth, sometimes. I deliberately allow myself “puttering time” to mess around, tidy my desk, procrastinate, make an outline… I give myself easy “in” time when I’m writing.’
Pedantry runs in my family. My mother, my siblings and I often used to come home with examples of painfully incorrect Continue reading