Quick Tip from the Guru: Your and You’re

I betaread a manuscript for an author this weekend. Great story, intriguing characters, but the author kept making errors with “your” and “you’re”. So here’s a quick tip for authors.

You are = you’re.

Example: You’re a lousy friend.

Your = possessive. It belongs to you.

Example: Your luggage is over there.

-> the luggage belongs to you.

This entry was posted in Quick Tips from the Guru and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s