Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Descriptive Writing Prompt: Guess Which Zoo Animal?
A popular descriptive writing assignment for middle-schoolers…Read More
Just Some Crazy Wordy Stuff
It’s the weekend. I thought I’d share some thingamajigs I’ve discovered recently. All made me chuckle at least. And all are related to writing and/or grammar. Enjoy!Read More
Start in the Middle: In Medias Res
Ancient Greek poets like Homer understood the value of grabbing a reader’s attention. Today’s writers can benefit from the epic convention of starting in medias res.Read More
Words We Confuse that Spellcheckers Miss, Parts I and J
The next in an ongoing series of posts on troublesome spelling situations caused by homophones. This article looks at homophones beginning with I and J.Read More