I do apologize for my long absence. I am experiencing weird problems with my Internet connection. Something keeps disconnecting me - sometimes for several days. My provider has managed to get me onto a line that only breaks down every half hour but that is annoying enough. So I spent less time on my blogs and other Internet-stuff.
All the better that Holly Lisle has put up a new and very informative video-site where she dissects small samples of her students' writing. The first video is great and made me aware of some mistakes I am prone of myself. Here it is:
If you are interested in learning more, try out Holly's writing tools for yourself and learn to Think Sideways