Whether you’re an experienced author or a novice, we can all sometimes use a refresher on the fundamentals of good writing.
For some, level 4 may seem like a fabled oasis beyond a harsh and inhospitable landscape. You know that you too could drink from those waters if only the oppressive heat of comma usage and awkward phrasing would stop beating down on you. Why can't a cloud ever push that heat away and let your message stand alone for what it is? Who cares about commas anyway?
Many authors have asked, “What's the difference between a 4 and a 5?” There is no room for error for 5-star authors. We need to trust our authors to deliver error-free work. On top of all the previous items, what writing skills can 4-star authors improve on?
This post starts with hallmarks of level 2 articles and covers signs that your writing is at level 3. Removing these issues from your work can raise your rating. Next week, I'll have tips for level 4 writers looking to move to level 5.
SondraC shares her personal story on learning grammar and improving her rating.