More About Grammar

During last week’s blog post about grammar, I got some great feedback on Twitter from my friend, @flickguy. It was a quote (sent in a couple of tweets to me) from a NaNoWriMo experience he’d had in 2005: If your spelling and grammar turns readers off right from the start, your thoughts and ideas are

Does Grammar Matter?

Okay, so you’re writing a novel, book, literary piece, short story, etc. Typically that means you have something to say. Maybe you’re not the best speller or grammarian in the world, but you have the right to tell your stories, just like anyone else. So is the story more important than the spelling and grammar?