In a rush as I head out for a little weekend camping trip, I’m afraid I’m phoning in this week’s post. Instead of sharing with you an original thing written by me, I’m choosing instead to share with you a post written by someone for a writing blog that’s been read by me on a regular basis lately. If the post I wrote a few weeks ago about passive voice was enjoyed by you or if you noticed that most of what has been written here by me so far has been in the passive voice, you might like this explanation; if you didn’t notice, you may need this explanation. ;)
Here’s a quick teaser to whet your appetite:
This month’s grammar tip investigates the difference between active voice andpassive voice. It’s common to hear the rule ‘avoid passive voice.’ If you’re a writer, it’s a good rule to follow if you want to keep your reader engaged. There are times, however, when passive voice is fine. Honest. Read on.
I should be back next week with one of my usual ramblings.