Posted on 12/21/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Being able to admit when you’ve made a mistake is a valuable skill for all humans — grammarians included. Robert...

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Posted on 12/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

’Tis the season where we (hopefully) see many people we love. And one way that we show our love for...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 11/30/2021 at 11:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest continues to do its best to help authors keep commonly mixed-up words straight. The latest installments in that...

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Posted on 10/31/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Both of these words might strike fear into your heart and elicit more than a few gasps. However, “exercise” and...

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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