Blogger needs ADVICE on how to ADVISE about writing a novel.

Linkedin has an interesting feature where authors can post links to their blogs about writing.  Here is a sentence I came across on one of those posts this week:

I don't give tips (God knows I'm too ornery but not petulant enough to think I can advice anyone about anything), I don't review books or ask anyone to review mine;…

Whoops! ADVICE is a noun, not a verb, as in "I don't give anyone ADVICE (noun) about anything," or "Please give me some ADVICE (noun) about how to get published."

 This writer wants the verb ADVISE in his sentence, as in "Could you ADVISE (verb) me about getting published?" His sentence should read this way:

I don't give tips (God knows I'm too ornery but not petulant enough to think I can advise anyone about anything), I don't review books or ask anyone to review mine;…


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3 Responses to “Blogger needs ADVICE on how to ADVISE about writing a novel.”

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  2. Lionel Kakeh says:

    Superior post over again. Thank you:)

  3. Trish says:

    At last! Someone who understands! Thanks for potsnig!

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