Rules for writers (3)

Resist hyperboles; not one writer in a million can use it correctly.

Go around the barn at high noon to avoid colloquialisms.

Who needs rhetorical questions?

Exaggeration is a billion times worse than understatement.

The passive voice should never be used.

Take the bull by the hand and avoid mixing metaphors.

Do not put statements in the negative form.

A writer must not shift your point of view.

Place pronouns as close as possible, especially in long sentences of ten or more words, to their antecedents.

Writing carefully, dangling participles must be avoided.

If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is.

Everyone should be careful to use a singular pronoun with singular nouns in their writing.

Always pick on the correct idiom.

The adverb always follows the verb.

Use the rite homonym.

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.