British English Versus U.S. English: What You Need to Know

British English Versus U.S. English: What You Need to Know

Sometimes the differences between British English and American English are confusing! This article looks at the four key areas of difference and how to ensure consistency of usage in your writing.

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14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

14 Grammar Tips to Make Your Writing Sound Smart

When you want to sound smart, using good grammar will help you reach and connect with your audience. Like common sense, grammar helps your reader understand without being baffled. From word choice to punctuation to citations, here's how to show your smarts by writing it right.

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Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: Everything You Need to Know About Titles

Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Miss: Everything You Need to Know About Titles

When do you use Mr.? Mrs.? Miss? In this article, we break down how to use titles for men and women.

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The Internet's Best List of Clichés

The Internet's Best List of Clichés

To cliché or not to cliché, that is the question. This comprehensive list of clichés will help you decide what to use or leave behind in your writing.

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To ‘to’ or not to ’too’: that is the question!

To ‘to’ or not to ’too’: that is the question!

Getting tripped up on the differences between “to” and “too” happens often. When do you use a single “o” and when do you use two? While this is one of the most common grammar mistakes, the rule is easy to master.

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Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Should I Use "Which" or "That"?

Do you use "which" and "that" as interchangeable words in sentences because they mean the same? That couldn't be further from the truth. We're here to help you determine when to use each word.

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The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

The Perfect Grammar Cheat Sheet [infographic]

This infographic provides a compact visual guide to common mistakes that writers make. Banish these grammar errors for tighter, clearer writing.

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3 Awful Oxford Comma Bloopers

3 Awful Oxford Comma Bloopers

Are you a staunch defender or opposer of the Oxford comma? Regardless of where you stand, these three tales of Oxford comma woe will make you think twice the next time you debate the little mark's usage.

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Everything You Need to Know About Antecedents

Everything You Need to Know About Antecedents

Do your antecedents agree with your pronouns? What are antecedents anyway? Find out everything you need to know in this article.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Punctuating Dialogue

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Punctuating Dialogue

Dialogue, dialogue tags, and action beats. Commas, dashes, and quotation marks. Punctuating dialogue doesn't have to be difficult. Here's what you need to know.

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7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

You don't want to send an overworked and underpaid editor a manuscript with glaring grammar and punctuation errors. Especially if the editor decides whether your piece runs or not. Send in a poorly edited piece, and you will end up in the slush pile. No editor has time for drastic rewrites.

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Than vs. Then

Than vs. Then

"Then" and "than" are two pesky words that sound alike but have very different meanings. We explore when to use each term.

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Correct Grammar: How to Use Who and Whom in Sentences

Correct Grammar: How to Use Who and Whom in Sentences

Who vs whom: Learn which one you need with this simple grammar guide. Includes examples and definitions.

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How Passive Voice Turns People Into Criminals

How Passive Voice Turns People Into Criminals

Passive voice can be dangerous, especially when it comes to how society views responsibility within a crime. We take a stand against passive voice once and for all.

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What Are Capitonyms and How Do I Use Them?

What Are Capitonyms and How Do I Use Them?

Capitonyms are a specific type of homograph. Find out what they are and how to use them in this article.

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