Em Dash vs. En Dash: Complete Guide

Em Dash vs. En Dash: Complete Guide

An em dash is a versatile punctuation mark used to take the place of parentheses, colons, or comma. An en dash is typically used to show a range. In this article, we explain the difference between em dashes and en dashes so that you can write with confidence.

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Em Dash: When and How to Use It Correctly

Em Dash: When and How to Use It Correctly

Use an em dash to set off parenthetical information. In this article, we explain what an em dash is and how to use it.

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Best Browser Extensions for Writers

Best Browser Extensions for Writers

One of our main aims at ProWritingAid is to provide you with the best editing tools wherever you write. With that in mind, we've created browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Here's how to use them.

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9 Engaging Ways to Teach Punctuation

9 Engaging Ways to Teach Punctuation

Think teaching punctuation is boring? It doesn't have to be! In this article, we share nine great ideas to get your class enjoying learning and punctuating perfectly.

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10 Ways to Make Teaching Grammar Fun

10 Ways to Make Teaching Grammar Fun

Let's make grammar great again! Here are 10 easy ideas to use in your classroom to make learning fun, effective, and memorable.

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How to Correctly Punctuate Dialogue

How to Correctly Punctuate 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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Grammar Rules to Impress Your Editor

Grammar Rules to Impress Your Editor

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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Increase Customer Satisfaction With ProWritingAid

Increase Customer Satisfaction With ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid aims to enhance lives by boosting communication. It helps customer service agents to provide exceptional service.

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Check Your Grammar For Free With Our Brilliant Online Tool

Check Your Grammar For Free With Our Brilliant Online Tool

Nothing makes a reader lose faith in a writer faster than a grammar error! The ProWritingAid editing tool is one of the world’s best grammar-checkers, but it also looks at elements of style and structure that help you make your writing as strong and clear as possible. Here's a quick guide to how it works.

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How to Write for a British Audience

How to Write for a British Audience

As someone who lives and runs a business in the UK and has travelled extensively in the US, I can tell you from first-hand experience that there’s a world of difference between the way Americans and Britons do things. Here's how to adapt your writing to a British audience.

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10 Places to Find Free Grammar Help Online

10 Places to Find Free Grammar Help Online

There are dozens of places to find free grammar help online. In this article, we take a look at ten of the best.

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What is an interjection? And when should you use one in your writing?

What is an interjection? And when should you use one in your writing?

Zoinks! Humbug! Bada bing! Ruh-roh! Holy Hole in a Doughnut, Batman! An interjection is like a word bomb used to get someone's attention. In this piece, we examine what interjections are and when to use them.

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Semi-Colons: Are You Using Them Correctly?

Semi-Colons: Are You Using Them Correctly?

If you’ve ever wondered when it’s appropriate to use a semi-colon, you’re not alone. Let's break down how to use this tricky punctuation mark.

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When Should You Use An Ellipsis (and when shouldn't you?)

When Should You Use An Ellipsis (and when shouldn't you?)

You may have used an ellipsis without being aware of what it is and its actual use in punctuation. For example, have you ever written a text or a sentence in your work-in-progress that just trails off? If so, you've used an ellipsis! In this article, we teach you how to use one properly.

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What's the Difference Between Anastrophe and Hyperbaton

What's the Difference Between Anastrophe and Hyperbaton

If you’re like me, you love learning about literary devices and how to use them. I was in a literary forum recently where someone posted, "What’s the difference between Anastrophe and Hyperbaton?" Frankly, I had to look them up. If you're like me, this article is for you.

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