We’ve all seen blooper shows on television. Family bloopers. Actors’ bloopers. Talk show bloopers. But have you ever seen a grammar blooper show? Probably not. Well, I can’t provide you with an actual show on grammar bloopers, but I can give you my top ten.
We know the importance of writing in the active voice whenever possible. The active voice gives immediacy, even urgency, to our writing. It engages the reader and allows him “inside” the character’s thoughts and feelings. However, it is not always the right choice. Read on to find out when to