Word War with Cac the Proofreader


It's WORD WAR time! I'm Cac The Proofreader, and today I'm serving up ME, MYSELF AND I, another one I see consistently misused. I am going to simplify this for you so your confusion will be a thing of the past! ME and I. "Between you and I" is incorrect because the word "I" cannot … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader

Don’t Panic. You can use Contractions in Creative Writing.


Contractions in fictional dialogue....Where the heck has it gone?  I read ebooks and cringe at the long-winded speech patterns. It's horrible. I do wish writers used them more.  Ok so if you're writing formal text you don't need to use contractions...In fiction it's another matter, especially in speech.  You may not learn to use them … Continue reading Don’t Panic. You can use Contractions in Creative Writing.