Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
A popular descriptive writing assignment for middle-schoolers…
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!
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.
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.
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Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
How to Quit Being a Grammar Snob: Eight Vital Steps
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