How to overcome the curse of knowledge in your writing

We are plagued with information imbalances. Have you ever tried explaining a grammar concept to a non-writing friend and it just doesn’t stick? “Passive sentences start with the BE-VERBS. It’s the be-verbs!” “Bee verbs?” Confusion. “You should have used lay, not lie.” “All I did was put my purse down, geez.” When we know something,

Finding your writers’ group

“The best way to handle the madness that is publishing is to join a gang.” What do you think? Interesting writing advice. When I read this in an article about writing advice, I nodded my head, smiling. Because I am in a gang! I am part of a gang of other writers. When I sit