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Dilbert’s Novel



Sometimes actually starting your novel can be the hardest part. Ultimately, you really need to Get on Your Butt and Write. This week’s Writerly Humor is brought to you from Scott Adams by the Creative Writing Guild.

Internet Enlightenment


Enforcing such errors is unforgivable. Thank you, XKCD.

Trust Your Characters



So You Write reminds us all to trust our characters. We may have created them, but they often know themselves better than we do. Check out our article on Trust Your Characters for tip on how they can help your writing.

Focus on Context



XKCD helps remind us of the importance of providing context for your readers. If they don’t know why things are happening to your character it can end up holding no meaning for them.

Dinosaurs Clear Up Common Sayings


Oh, Dinosaur Comics, thank you. So many terrible sayings, similes, and metaphors in English.  Trying to sound smart by comparing and contrasting them doesn’t work. But it can still be fun.

Effect An Effect: The Game



Have any little grammar based tricks and games like XKCD’s comic which you like to play on or with people? Share them in the comments.