Recently, there has been an outcry against rape as a plot point in stories, most recently the blog post petitioning against Reign’s use of it in a future episode. They cite how dangerous it can be to portray such a sensitive topic the wrong way and how it reinforces society’s negative portrayal of rape victims, … Continue reading Does Rape Ever Belong?
I’m a firm believer that writers need to know the rules, and most of the time, that they should follow them. But this depends greatly on what kind of rules we’re talking about. Grammar rules are the ones I support the most. We need to know what a comma splice is, and a fragment, and … Continue reading When Writing Rules are Wrong