Book Review: Punctuation Clarified with Humor in “Eats, Shoots & Leaves”

Sunday, March 9th, 2008 Posted in Book Review, Grammar, Punctuation, Reviews, Vocabulary and Spelling, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | 4 Comments »

By Lynn Truss You'd be surprised how punctuation affects us all! I used to live in Los Angeles, which has famously become a melting pot. I'll leave it to more profound minds ... Read more..

Book Review: The Chicago Manual of Style

Friday, December 14th, 2007 Posted in Book Review, Free Photos, Grammar, Punctuation, Reviews, Tips and Tools, Vocabulary and Spelling, Writing | 2 Comments »

Available in print and versions, this resource is a practical guide to editorial style for writers. It's hard to overestimate the influence this writing tool has had on wordsmiths ... Read more..

Book Review: The Elements of Style by Strunk and White

Saturday, November 10th, 2007 Posted in Book Review, Grammar, Punctuation, Reviews, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | 1 Comment »

By William Strunk and E.B. White The Elements of Style manages to condense all the important rules of grammar into a package so small, you could mistake it for a drink ... Read more..

Grammar Myth #2

Friday, November 9th, 2007 Posted in Grammar, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | Comments Off on Grammar Myth #2

You can't begin a sentence with and or but. But of course you can. This is an example of another worn-out rule that needs to be debunked. I don't even know ... Read more..

Grammar Myth #1: Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

Friday, November 2nd, 2007 Posted in Grammar, Writing, Writing Tips and Tools | 8 Comments »

There are a lot of grammar myths floating around, perpetuated by well-meaning people who are, unfortunately, a little behind the times. But don't blame them (or yourself, if you're one ... Read more..