When you’re part of a writing community, there comes a time when you’re asked to edit a friend or family member’s work. This recently was the case for me when I accepted a request to review a friend’s magazine.
After an hour of review, I was surprised by the sheer number of grammatical errors, and I attempted to negotiate how to help my friend. There were three stages to our conversation:
I was confused. Punctuation and sentence structure are part of good grammar.