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Rules for Writing Good

1. Each pronoun agrees with their antecedent

2. Verbs has to agree with their subjects.

3. Don't use no double negatives.

4. A writer mustn't shift your point of view.

5. Don't use a run-on sentence you got to punctuate it.

6. Avoid redundancy.

7. Don't repeatedly reiterate over and over.

8. About sentence fragments.

9. Don't use commas, which aren't necessary.

10. Don't abbrev.

11. Check to see if you any words out.

12. Eschew esoteric verbiage.

13. Computer spell Czechs are imperfect.

14. Never use a preposition to end a sentence with.

15. Use apostrophe's right.

16. When dangling, don't use participles.

17. Never leave a transitive verb just lay there without
an object.

18. a sentence should begin with a capital and end with
a period

19. Watch out for irregular verbs which have creeped
into our language.

20. Profanity sucks.

21. Be more or less specific.

22. Understatement may be better.

23. Exaggeration is a billion times worse than under-
statement.

24. Analogies in writing are like feathers on a snake.

25. Go around the barn at high noon to avoid colloquialisms.

26. Even if a mixed metaphor sings like a canary, it
should be thrown out with the bathwater.

27. Last but not least, lay off cliches.

 

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