Kris Spisak Author, Editor, Web Content Specialist
Get a Grip on Your Grammar

Get a Grip on Your Grammar

250 Writing & Editing Reminders for the Curious or Confused
Nesting Dolls

Nesting Dolls

A Novel in Progress
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Book Editing

Manuscript Critiques, Proofreading, Substantive Editing

It’s Time to Communicate with Respect, Everyone (Video)

Communicate with Respect VideoAt different points in world history, the writers among us have picked up our quills, our papyrus, our scrolls, our pens, and our keyboards, because something needs to be said. But you know what’s awesome about this moment in history? We are all writers.

Respect. It’s a concept we need to internalize to bring our words of passion into words that can elevate the world rather than ones that tear it down. Let’s step it up a notch, people.

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 Writing Tips

Word choice matters. How you build your sentence with punctuation is about more than just decorating with ink squiggle confetti.
We owe it to ourselves and to everyone who sees our written words to get it right. All right?

(If you’ve noticed my numbers aren’t sequential, no, it isn’t a problem with this writer’s counting ability. A number of my tips have been pulled from my website in preparation for their publication in my new writing tips book, Get a Grip on Your Grammar, coming mid-2017 from Career Press.)

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Video Writing Tips

I’m tackling grammar, punctuation, business writing etiquette, and fiction editing notes one video tutorial at a time.

Sometimes, I’m live on Periscope; sometimes, I post on YouTube

Stay tuned for writing tips every other week.

Next Live-Tweets:

  • November 2: Judge-A-Book-By-Its-Spine (JABBIES) Series w/Flatiron Books at Fountain Bookstore
  • January 25: Befriending the Editing Scissors: Cutting the Extraneous by James River Writers (Writing Show series)

Why do we write?

There are so many answers to that question. In my opening address of the James River Writers Conference in 2010
in Richmond, Virginia, I had the chance to give mine.

What’s your answer? I’d love to hear all about it.

Contact me today.