Very good point. After I graduated high school I took a private course for management. The teacher became so frustrated with my poor grammar that she made me take an intensive grammar course which included things like defining and writing sentences for every use of the word "the" lol.
That was about 20 years ago. Even with that, the English language tends to be a bit fuzzy and inconsistant about some rules. Also, I've been analyzing different books lately, only to find that many authors don't have very good grammar either.
At this point I'm actually fairly good at it. However, I'm still uncertain about various rules, so I ask and become a little better.
That is extremely true. Some of the rules are fuzzy too, so it becomes much more difficult. As I've been writing my book, I re-examine different rules to make sure that I'm doing things correctly. Even then, I'm still making mistakes here and there. It's also easy to lose focus after thousands of words.
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