Has anyone else out there spent hours pouring over Strunk and White's (grammar guide),
only to give up and drown your sorrows in a tub of Ben and Jerry's?
Well, I have. More than once, actually.
I'm not horrible at grammar, but I'm no so great at it either.
Should that be a comma? semi colon? dash? Sometimes I just don't know.
But...never fear! I've learned that, if we as writers focus on our story, there are wonderful and magical creatures in our universe called
It's true! These little faeries exist! And they will wave their wand over (and by waving their wand over I mean marking up incessantly) your manuscript and make it all shiny and clean.
Questions: On a scale of one to ten...one being me and ten being Michelle at Slushbusters (a grammar queen), where do you fall? Have you ever felt frustrated or worried your lack of comma knowledge will keep you away from publication? Have you ever worked with a copy editor before? I'm interested to know your processes!