Posted on 09/05/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pretty soon, you’ll be hearing and reading a certain phrase, both ironically and earnestly. What are we referring to? “It’s...

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Posted on 08/17/2021 at 11:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Subject-verb agreement with indefinite pronouns can definitely be tricky. Writer’s Digest editor Robert Lee Brewer devoted an entire post to...

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Posted on 06/09/2021 at 03:21 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar has the power to make or break your writing. That’s why you need to be knowledgeable about important grammar...

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Tagged As: Editing, Language

Posted on 05/27/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you’re writing a British character for a British audience, you know to choose such spellings as “favourite,” “colour,” and...

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Posted on 05/18/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A few of the posts that popped up in our feed recently focused on certain literary techniques that are sometimes...

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Posted on 03/17/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Before you drop an Irish word or phrase into your social media presence (or fiction) today, be sure to check...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 02/25/2021 at 03:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some editing and revising tips are like a deep clean of your house, while others are a nice surface-clean. Today’s...

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Posted on 02/16/2021 at 10:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Forming plurals correctly in your native language can be difficult enough for English speakers. And that isn’t counting the number...

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Posted on 02/09/2021 at 11:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As former journalists, we have no problem remembering that Associated Press style prefers “toward” versus “towards.” (On the flip side,...

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Posted on 01/16/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In terms of the calendar, 2020 and January 6, 2021, are both behind us. There’s no denying that their effects...

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