The Mercury Writer´s Guild Blog

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Tips & Techniques
Punctuation Puzzles

Punctuation Puzzles

Punctuation is our favorite topic, right? Well… maybe not. Nevertheless, we writers need to master the ins and outs of punctuation if we wish to master our craft. So, in the spirit of learning good punctuation, we’ll be examining punctuation puzzles over the course of our next few Writers’ Guild newsletters.

Tips & Techniques
If You Are A Writer, You Also Are An Editor

If You Are A Writer, You Also Are An Editor

We begin with a rule used to edit newswriting. Maybe you’ve heard of the ABC rule, as it applies to what is commonly known as news reporting. If you were an Associated Press reporter back in the heyday of newspapers, your AP editor would have measured every one of your news stories against three criteria. He would have asked is your story accurate, is it as brief as it can be, and is it clear?

Hermes Trismegistus

I speak of the lineage of the initiates of Mercury—those who have fashioned their skill by the sword and the pen, those who have acquainted themselves with the mind of God and have claimed that mind, who have come from a lineage that antedates myself. Truly, there is a lineage of those who have been called Hermes, the name being the title of an office. Thus, there is a descent of those whose craft has been to set forth in writing and in other forms of communication that which is Real, that which is unreal, that which is necessary information to the body politic round the world that they might know and understand the way to go….

There are those whom I myself have trained under my mantle as God Mercury. We who bear the shield and the armour of the Sun must therefore go up and down the nations of the earth and call out those who have the original communication skills, who practiced those skills in ancient times and on ancient continents and are willing to once again take the lead in the dissemination of the Truth and in exposing error. You must come forward! For the Truth must be made known….