Conjunctions are an integral part of the English language. If used properly, they can improve almost any type of writing. Conjunctions help create better sentences. However, using them incorrectly, or not using them at all, can create choppy and incoherent writing. This article will explain what conjunctions are and how to properly use them in your writing.
If you’re confused about the various types of dashes and when to use them, you’re not alone. Figuring out whether to use an en dash, em dash, 2 em dashes, or even, gasp!, 3 em dashes can be confusing. Let’s take a look at the different types of dashes and when to use these little punctuation marks.
Have you been assigned a persuasive essay to write, but aren't sure where to begin? Listen to this podcast to learn what a persuasive essay is and how to write one.
The original 6th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide contained several errors. But rest assured, they have been corrected. In this podcast we will highlight the types of errors in the APA Style Guide that have occurred, what the APA has done to address these problems, and what your options are if you possess a faulty version.
Exclamation marks are one of the most controversial pieces of punctuation in the English language. In this podcast, our editors explain how and when using exclamation marks is correct.
Are you tired of wading through long lists of sources or shuffling through index cards to create your citations and bibliography in Word? Our editors explain how to create a bibliography using word.
Are you confused by MLA citations? This article discusses everything you should know about MLA and offers helpful examples.
Have you been assigned to write a persuasive essay and don't know where to begin? Our editors explain what a persuasive essay is and how to write one.
Your professor has assigned you a paper and requested it be done using the Chicago Manual of Style. All well and good, you think; except, what is the Chicago Manual of Style? Our editors help make sense of this style guide.
The exclamation mark is arguably one of the most controversial pieces of English punctuation. Some writers love them; others hate them. The editors at Scribendi.com offer advice on when to use exclamation marks and when to avoid using them.