Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Lesson for Young Writers: Avoid Fragments and Run-ons
Growing writers should make it a habit to always write in complete sentences, even if more experienced writers sometimes choose not to. The two mistakes are to create fragments or run-ons instead of complete sentences. This lesson will explain fragments and run-ons and how to correct them…Read More
Writing Rules Are Made To Be Broken
Remember the first time you rode a bike without training wheels – that wonderful sense of freedom that brought with it a whole new sense of anxiety? After all, bikes without training wheels can fall over!
Most writing rules are like training wheels. They keep inexperienced writers from making mistakes that lead to awkward or unclear writing. But experienced writers often break the rules we are taught in English classes.Read More
Myth Buster: Replace Fragments with Complete Sentences
“Always write in complete sentences,” is an axiom proclaimed by most English teachers, and they are diligent to point out …Read More