Category: Grammar and writing help

Video: ‘disinterested’ or ‘uninterested’?

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Video: ‘all right’ or ‘alright’?

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Copyediting your own work: 6 simple rules for success

Copyediting your own work: 6 simple rules for success

Whenever we write something – be it a novel, research report, formal letter, or email – there comes a point when we feel that we have included all of the information that we want. It can be very tempting, at this point, to press ‘send’ or submit the document. However, taking the time to copyedit […]

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Video: i.e. or e.g.?

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Video: imply or infer?

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Video: ‘less’ or ‘fewer’?

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essay writing

4 things to do before you start writing an essay

As tempting as it might be to just launch into the process of writing, there are important steps to take before actually setting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as it were). These four steps in essay preparation should give you a solid footing before you start the essay-writing process. 1. Plan out your […]

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clothes cat

12 nouns that are always plurals

If you, like me, are a half-ashamed watcher of various fashion reality shows, you might be familiar with phrases like I’d like to pair this with a navy pant or Maybe a smoky eye and a red lip. There is an assumption of an implied plural when the singular versions of these words are used […]

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