Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Shared Thoughts Book Club

"Share Your Thoughts"



Grammar Does Matter

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Submitted by Shared Thoughts Book Club

During the discussing at our monthly book club meeting, the members of Shared Thoughts had an intriguing conversation about our book selection for the month of June, Scattered Pieces by Nanette Buchanan. The reviews for this book were mixed, ranging from 2 stars to 4.5 stars, and we all agree that this medley of reviews brings forth the absolute best discussions. With this being said, it was almost unanimously agreed on that this book would have been much more enjoyable if it was edited properly because it was challenging to get through for most of us due to the unnecessary or lack of punctuation, misuse of grammar and the repetitiveness of content.

This isn't the first book, and I'm sure it will not be the last book, whereas we will have to endure reading a book with poor editing. We have encountered some books that were much worse...both in content and grammar. The fact that this books' subject matter was interesting, did keep the majority's interest anyhow.

As avid readers, we choose to spend our spare time reading; some of us even block out time in our daily life to read, so when you look at the time it takes to get through a 350 page book, you would want that time to be enjoyable, right. Well it isn't enjoyable when you have to continuously re-read sentences because of overly used or under used punctuation, characters jumping around and bad grammar in a whole. As a matter of fact, It is very frustrating!

Since writers are all phenomenal in their craft and creativity, after taking weeks, months and sometimes years to complete a book, consider your readers and have your book properly edited to avoid bad criticism for a good book. Readers support authors they enjoy reading, and if its hard to get through a book with a good subject matter because of bad grammar, that author takes the risk of losing a buyer of their next book.

Categories: Grammar Matters

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In


Reply Judytap
9:31 AM on October 21, 2021 
where to get generic cialis
Reply Zaktap
8:12 AM on October 21, 2021 
buy generic cialis india
Reply Bootap
7:41 AM on October 21, 2021 
cialis 50 mg online
Reply Joetap
6:46 AM on October 21, 2021 
sildenafil 25 mg price
Reply Paultap
2:04 AM on October 21, 2021 
buy sildenafil 20 mg tablets
Reply Jimtap
1:18 AM on October 21, 2021 
tadalafil canada price
Reply Ashtap
9:41 PM on October 20, 2021 
buy viagra with american express
Reply Ugotap
8:40 PM on October 20, 2021 
generic sildenafil
Reply Evatap
6:54 PM on October 20, 2021 
cialis gel online uk
Reply Annatap
1:45 PM on October 20, 2021 
drugstore viagra
Reply Samtap
9:43 AM on October 20, 2021 
generic cialis 2018 prices
Reply Nicktap
6:14 AM on October 20, 2021 
tadalafil tablets in india
Reply Marytap
5:30 AM on October 20, 2021 
canadian pharmacy viagra cost
Reply Zaktap
2:02 AM on October 20, 2021 
stromectol cream
Reply Lisatap
10:02 PM on October 19, 2021 
tadalafil online paypal
Reply Wimtap
8:47 PM on October 19, 2021 
buy viagra in singapore
Reply Joetap
3:56 PM on October 19, 2021 
buy sildenafil paypal
Reply Miatap
1:55 PM on October 19, 2021 
tadalafil 10mg price
Reply Suetap
1:18 PM on October 19, 2021 
online pharmacy cialis united states
Reply Carltap
10:23 AM on October 19, 2021 
plaquenil 200 mg canada