Lindley Murray: The Father of English Grammar

Lindley Murray: The Father of English Grammar

Lindley Murray's popular grammar books provided grammar instruction and guidance that still influences writers today. Learn all about Lindley Murray and his work in this article.

Read more
 The 25 Best Fantasy Books & Novels of All Time: Our Top Picks

The 25 Best Fantasy Books & Novels of All Time: Our Top Picks

Have you ever thought about writing a fantasy novel? Take inspiration from the greats and find out why their writing works. Here's our list of some of the best fantasy books of all time.

Read more
Best Romance Novels of All Time: Top 60+ Love Books

Best Romance Novels of All Time: Top 60+ Love Books

Continuing our Essential Reading series, this month we’re focusing on romance novels, from the classics to the breathless reads of today’s masters.

Read more
Appositive Phrase: What Is It & How To Use in Writing

Appositive Phrase: What Is It & How To Use in Writing

An appositive phrase adds extra information to another noun. In this article, we find out what appositives and appositive phrases are, how to write them, and how to identify them in example sentences.

Read more
The Best Historical Fiction Novels Ever

The Best Historical Fiction Novels Ever

If you are anything like us, your favorite way to learn about history is by immersing yourself in a fictional world shaped by actual events. For this list, we specifically chose works covering events or time periods over 30 years before the time of writing.

Read more
Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

We've put together a list of our favorite gifts for writers so you can wow the writer in your life with a thoughtful, useful gift that will help them grow and develop as a writer.

Read more
8 Amazing Books by Women Everyone Should Read

8 Amazing Books by Women Everyone Should Read

March was Women's History Month, and we discovered some incredible reads. Check out these eight great fiction and non-fiction books to enjoy all year round.

Read more
25 Crime Novels to Add to Your TBR

25 Crime Novels to Add to Your TBR

What are the best crime novels ever written? Here's our definitive list!

Read more
Booklist: Books Written by Dyslexic Authors

Booklist: Books Written by Dyslexic Authors

If, like Agatha Christie, writing is your comfort, the books and authors in this list may help inspire you to also make it your career. Who knows, maybe one day you'll sell four billion books (or be required reading in high schools the world over)!

Read more
Exciting Book Choices for Middle-Grade Readers

Exciting Book Choices for Middle-Grade Readers

Always recommending the same few authors to your middle-grade readers? Discover these new releases, issue-driven stories, and classic reads every school library needs.

Read more
Our Top 25 Christmas Reads

Our Top 25 Christmas Reads

'Tis the season, folks! We've got a list of the 25 best Christmas books ever written. Take a look and let us know if your favorite made the cut.

Read more
The Best Chick Lit of All Time

The Best Chick Lit of All Time

Twelve top chick lit books to keep you laughing, crying, and sitting on the edge of your seat as their heroines struggle through life and come out the other side a better woman.

Read more
The Best Books Ever Written in Each Genre

The Best Books Ever Written in Each Genre

The best way to learn about great writing is to read great books. Writers need to read differently from other people. They can't just sit back and let the story wash over them. They need to be studying the work of their favorite authors and constantly asking themselves questions. Here are some great books to get those creative juices flowing.

Read more
Reading Habits From Around the World in 2020

Reading Habits From Around the World in 2020

2020 has been a strange year for many people. In this article, with the help of a great infographic from Global English Editing, we look at how this year has changed reading habits around the world.

Read more
Our Picks For The Horror Essential Reading List

Our Picks For The Horror Essential Reading List

We're sharing 30 horror stories everyone should devour. See which tales set readers' spines tingling, followed by our own top picks.

Read more
Writing Resources
Subscribe for writing hacks, special offers and free stuff
We will not share your details

Grammar Guide

Learn everything you need to know about grammar.

Improve your grammar

Great Writing, Made Easier.

A grammar checker, style editor, and writing mentor in one package.

Try it for free today.

Sign up