Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
50 Subordinating Conjunctions and Why They Matter
Coordinating conjunctions are common words that serve a particular and important function in our sentences. This post provides a list of the most common coordinating conjunctions and discusses their particular role.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