Proofreading Tips #4: Who/Whom/WhosePronouns come in subjective, objective, and possessive forms (there are more, but these are the three we shall focus on). We seem to understand this until we want to use the word "who."Recall that a subjective pronoun is the subject of a sentence (naturally), whereas an objective pronoun is the thing receiving the verb/action ("she passed the salt to me"--where "she" is the subjective pronoun and "me" is the objective pronoun). A list of such pronouns would look something like this:I (subjective), me (objective), my/mine (possessive)We (subjective), us (objective), our/ours (possessive)You (subjective AND objective), yours (possessive)He/She (subjective), him/her (objective), his/her/hers (possessive)It (subjective AND objective), its
Guide to Writing SummariesThis is to all of my fanfiction.net peeps, and to anyone who wants to learn how to write a quick, less-than-five sentences summary of their fanfiction or story. 1. For the love of all that is good fanfiction/writing, stop writing summaries like this: A story about a boy and a girl that meet on vacation...Sry I suck at summaries. Plz read. It's good I promise. I am so much better at writing stories than writing summaries. Before you even try to give me an excuse, let me give you a fact. 99.99999999% of readers DO NOT EVEN BOTHER TO READ YOUR STORY BECAUSE OF THAT. I can't tell you how many times I have seen that on FFN and I just keep on scrolling past every story with one of those. You may not intend it, but this is the message you are sending to potential readers: "I am not going to even try writing a summary because I am not confident at all in my writing abilities. I am a novice please give me a chance please please please!" ...No. Just no.