Breaking the Rules
“There are three rules for writing. Unfortunately, no-one knows what they are.” Somerset Maugham.
Because I don’t have a degree in literature and totally missed out on grammar lessons, writing is something I find incredibly difficult. (Sometimes I really struggle to understand out why I decided to do this…)
Here’s two pieces of conflicting advice. Strangely, I’ve found each piece of advice helpful.
Because pictures speak louder than words, I thought better to post this advice as an infographic. Here’s one I found at Hunter is Writing . (I’ve also linked her excellent blog post, too)
Sometimes, you can break them
It’s also true that rules are made to be broken! The better a writer you are, the more you can comfortably break. Check out this great blog post by Susan DeFreitas for more information on which rules you SHOULD break (sometimes)…