Writing Tutorials

  1. Is it passive? (And does it matter?)

    A lot of people get very confused about the “passive voice” in English. Part of the confusion might be because “passive” can mean a lot of things to a writer. A character who takes a lot of abuse without doing anything about it might be described as “passive”. Writing that doesn’t push the plot forward much might be described as “passive”. These things are not the passive voice. The passive voice is what you get if the natural subject of a clause – the person or thing doing the action,...
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