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.

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