Tag: grammar

Pick and stick your style

A style guide can help save you from arguements!

It’s OK to have your own style, as long as you know what it is. Your best bet is to create an internal style manual so that your writing will be consistent and professional.

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Commas 101: There are rules!

This is the introduction to a series on correct comma usage.

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Formally of the Eagles? (Guest post)

Jim the Actor goes off on “formally” vs. “formerly”

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Nodding and Shrugging

As an editor and writing coach, one of my pet peeves is when someone writes that a character “nodded his head” or “shrugged her shoulders.” I find this even in best-selling novels and it makes me cringe every time. An

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This food is Vegan Free!

Some people must believe that no one reads their packaging – or else they’d hire a professional editor before they printed their labels. I am happy to report that I am no longer eating vegans. It’s nice that products such

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Opal Pickles chimes in about your vs. you’re

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