Posted on 09/21/2020 at 09:00 AM by Guest Author

Adopting a unique writing style can give you confidence, help you stand out, and more. Here’s some insight into how...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Language, Writing advice

Posted on 09/04/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to guess why Grammar Girl has chosen three recent word-choice topics to expound upon. “Gantlet” versus “gauntlet” and...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 09/01/2020 at 02:35 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dictionary.com has made significant changes to more than 15,000 entries. The Guardian reports that the site, which calls itself the...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/05/2020 at 09:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian shared two stories of astute readers calling attention to slip-ups in some well-known figures’ books. The first one...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 07/29/2020 at 03:13 PM by Guest Author

A great book isn’t just engaging. It’s also well written in the technical sense. Learn why good grammar is so...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Language

Posted on 07/26/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the past few months, you’ve probably noticed a dramatic uptick in the use of "Black" versus "black" when referring...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 07/14/2020 at 11:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been a busy few months for the North American Scrabble Players Association, the nonprofit that Hasbro has granted the...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Language

Posted on 07/07/2020 at 11:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We shared controversial language news on our reader blog yesterday (and made sure it was seen by posting it on...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 07/06/2020 at 02:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Brace yourselves, grammar traditionalists. Merriam-Webster has declared that “irregardless” is a word — “it may not be a word that...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Language, NPR

Posted on 06/24/2020 at 04:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’ve been putting commas in wherever you’d take a pause while speaking, we have some bad news for you:...

Categories: Behind the scenes