Monday Microscope: Role of an Editor

“My manuscript got rejected by a publishing house because they felt my language skills were bad. They said I needed a good editor. But isn’t that their job? Also, how can I work on this now. I have always written in simple English.” – Animesh

Monday Microscope: The Right Way to Comma

Today, on Monday Microscope we have got an interesting query regarding the mysterious Oxford Comma. ” I have been a part of a local writer’s group  and have recently been getting feedback about the inappropriate usage of comma in my writings. The more I read about it, the more confusing it all seems to me.Continue reading “Monday Microscope: The Right Way to Comma”

Monday Microscope: On using thesaurus

It’s Monday and we are back with yet another interesting question from one of our readers : How do I improve my language? I know of many writers who use the thesaurus to use better language. Is that a good idea? How would you advise me?- Mohan