Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?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
Elements of Style Rap
What a fascinating cornucopia of interestingness is the internet! Recently I discovered the video below by two Columbia University …Read More
Spelling Conundrums: Breath or Breathe? Lose or Loose?
There’s not a writing teacher on the planet who doesn’t see students mix up the words breath and breathe or lose and loose.Read More
New WriteAtHome Splainer Video!
I have to admit; I’m pretty excited about this. It’s a new video we just had done to explain …Read More