Once the double meaning is pointed out to the writer by someone else, it’s like the clouds have parted and the sun has shone through. Of course! You can see it and correct it.
Effective writing flows into the reader’s mind like well-constructed speech. To do so, it needs pauses, emphases and lilt, just like speech does. No rewinding is needed to figure out what was being said; the readers or listeners instantly understand each point as it’s read or spoken, and their concentration moves on to the next … Continue reading How punctuation helps your writing to speak