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Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes You Missed Even After Proofreading
Common Grammar and Spelling Mistakes You Missed Even After Proofreading

When proofreading something you wrote, it can be easy to miss certain grammar and spelling mistakes. Watch out for these common errors!

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.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books
34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

The first lines of a story set the mood and draw readers in. This infographic features first lines from some of the most famous books of all time.

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.

12 Literary Characters Who Love Books as Much as You Do
12 Literary Characters Who Love Books as Much as You Do

Book lovers will feel a special connection with these literary characters who also crave the particular magic conjured by a good book.

When to Spell Out Numbers in Writing (Guide + Examples)
When to Spell Out Numbers in Writing (Guide + Examples)

It can be difficult to decide when to write numerals and when to spell out numbers in writing. This definitive guide, along with examples, will help you know when each is required.

20 Awesome Movies Available on Netflix that are Based on Books (+11 Bonus Suggestions!)
20 Awesome Movies Available on Netflix that are Based on Books (+11 Bonus Suggestions!)

If you have a taste for both the small page and the big screen, you will love these movies based on books, all of which are available on Netflix.

Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier
Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier

Even a well-known program can surprise you with new shortcuts. Here, Scribendi reviews some of the hidden features of Microsoft Word.

5 Famous Writers as Delicious Drinks [Infographic]
5 Famous Writers as Delicious Drinks [Infographic]

Whether you are looking for new authors to explore or new drinks to try out, this comparison of famous writers to delicious drinks will help you know what you are getting into.

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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