Emergency Coffee for 6.2021

Hello, fellow writers. Today's a new month, which means a new edition of Emergency Coffee. Let's get to it.

Blogs & Articles

10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes) – Some grammar rules are made to be broken. The real question is which ones are okay to break. And when are they okay to break.

Will We Use Commas in the Future? – When are commas necessary, and when do they just get in the way?

How to Email – Short, sweet, straight to the point is usually a working formula.

How Bluey Became the Best Kids' Show of Our Time – If you have small kids and a Disney+ subscription, you owe it to your family to give Bluey a shot, as the show is one of those gems that kids and parents can enjoy. The creator's bootstrap mentality and willingness to challenge conventions have been crucial to the show's success.


From the Study Episode 1: Smith-Corona Sterling Typewriter – In our increasingly digital world, sometimes it's nice to have some analog in your life.

Sentence Flow: Sentences → Ideas → Persuasion – The pathway to persuasion starts with coherent sentences.


Speaking of persuasion...

No matter the genre, writing is ultimately an exercise in persuasion.