Copy Editing and Why You Need It
Copy Editing and Why You Need It

Everything you need to know about copy editing.

Bad Grammar: Six Common Mistakes
Bad Grammar: Six Common Mistakes

Scribendi.com's infographic explains that bad grammar happens to good people.

How to Write Concisely
How to Write Concisely

Writing concisely is hard work; you must convey your meaning in just a few carefully chosen words. However, your readers will surely thank you!

Free the Apostrophe
Free the Apostrophe

The Free the Apostrophe infographic highlights apostrophe abuse and illustrates how apostrophes should be used correctly.

Editing vs. Proofreading
Editing vs. Proofreading

Scribendi's infographic about the difference between editing and proofreading.

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing
Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing

One of the most often quoted axioms is “Show, don’t tell.” The idea is to keep students from explaining the story, that is, to stop them from using telling writing and use showing writing instead. I have compiled ten tips that actually show you how to avoid telling writing.

Curriculum Vitae Example
Curriculum Vitae Example

Now that you know how to write a CV and format a CV, examining an example is the next step in preparing to create or update your own CV.

How to Write an Expository Essay
How to Write an Expository Essay

Maybe you find yourself on this page because your instructor asked you to write an expository essay, and you aren’t exactly sure what’s expected of you—if so, you’ve certainly found the right place. Expository writing, or exposition, is a type of discourse used to describe, explain, define, inform, or clarify. It literally means “to expose.”

The Proper Use of Quotation Marks
The Proper Use of Quotation Marks

Who knew formatting quotation marks was so complicated? In order to help you navigate their subtle nuances and unpredictability, Scribendi.com has compiled a list of rules to help you properly format quotation marks.

Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!
Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!

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