The History and Usage of Common Symbols
The History and Usage of Common Symbols

The ampersand, at sign, and pound sign are common symbols that most of us use pretty regularly. Even so, their origins and rules of usage might surprise you!

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The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors
The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors

If your writing is riddled with errors, it is easy for others to misunderstand your point. Achieve clarity by avoiding these 10 common grammatical errors.

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Writing Resources: A Guide to Writing Basics
Writing Resources: A Guide to Writing Basics

These resources outline writing basics, helping you communicate clearly via the written word no matter your age, profession, or experience level.

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12 Comma Rules for the Comma Obsessed
12 Comma Rules for the Comma Obsessed

Some people neglect commas. Others use them after every word. Whatever your tendencies, these comma rules will help you find a happy medium.

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Illustrated Misplaced Modifier Examples to Make You Smile
Illustrated Misplaced Modifier Examples to Make You Smile

Who says grammar can't be funny? This list of 12 misplaced modifier examples demonstrates just how comical these errors can be—and the importance of avoiding them in your own writing.

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First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice
First, Second, and Third Person: How to Recognize and Use Narrative Voice

First person, second person, third person . . . sounds like a party to me! Learn how to identify and use narrative voice in your own writing.

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Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense
Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

With Christmas approaching, it is time to unwrap one of the most useful gifts you will receive this year: a thorough knowledge of the present tense!

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Precise Prepositions: Do YOU Know Which Word to Use?
Precise Prepositions: Do YOU Know Which Word to Use?

This quiz will test your knowledge of a tricky little part of speech—the preposition.

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Three Signs You're an Ellipses Junkie
Three Signs You're an Ellipses Junkie

How to (not) use ellipses.

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3 Common Comma Mistakes
3 Common Comma Mistakes

Learn how to use commas properly by avoiding these common mistakes.

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