Grammar comedy, Scrivener, and other links this week

Grammar LOL

Listen to the very funny Craig Fay’s take on the tedious grammatical choice of using former and later.

“I’ll get it but it’s going to take me a while. There is no indication that I had to remember the order in which you presented things until the very last word in the sentence.”

There’s more. You have to listen. Start at 24:10 to hear just this segment.

Roundup of the week’s editing posts

Louise Harnby’s weekly roundup is stellar this week. So many great articles on editing. There’s a post on using Scrivener writing software, and another on Presenting a clean manuscript. Go, there’s 11 more — including my RAPB podcast.

 

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