Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
Many writers have a “something other” that makes their writing style and their stories stand out. Explore your own something other and learn to play it up to create memorable fiction.
Rather than rely on your go-to fixes, learn other ways to rewrite and edit words, sentences, paragraphs, and scenes.
Excerpt from The Magic of Fiction—Refining Style
A list of resources for grammar and punctuation as well as style and usage. Introduction to a series on very specific questions regarding usage.