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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.

Scribendi Releases New Ebook to Help You Master the Parts of Speech
Scribendi Releases New Ebook to Help You Master the Parts of Speech

The Complete Guide to the Parts of Speech, a new ebook by Scribendi, will help you learn the basic building blocks of every sentence.

So Wrong It's Right: Bending Grammar Rules in Your Fiction Writing
So Wrong It's Right: Bending Grammar Rules in Your Fiction Writing

By bending grammar rules in your fiction writing, you can give insight into characters and evoke feelings within readers. Here are some ways to do it.

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.

The Comma—Podcast Part One: What is a Comma?
The Comma—Podcast Part One: What is a Comma?

Do you ever wonder if you are using too many commas or not enough? In this podcast, we explain what a comma is and how to use it.

The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words
The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words

Ever wonder where your favorite four-letter swear words came from? This post explains it all, so beware, as it contains explicit language.

The Good Grammar Manifesto: An EBook for Grammar Fanatics
The Good Grammar Manifesto: An EBook for Grammar Fanatics

Scribendi.com's The Good Grammar Manifesto is a free ebook that discusses the importance of grammar in a fun and witty way.

The Most Expensive Grammar Mistakes in History
The Most Expensive Grammar Mistakes in History

Think a typo here and there is no big deal? These examples of expensive grammar mistakes throughout history show the destructive force of even a small typo.

The Preposition Proposition
The Preposition Proposition

Prepositions: ESL writers are endlessly frustrated by these small but significant words, and it’s no wonder—there are more of them in English than in any other language! But don’t give up your writing ambitions just yet; our ESL editing and proofreading experts are here to help.

The Preposition Proposition Podcast
The Preposition Proposition Podcast

An incorrect preposition can drastically change your intended meaning. Although little words such as at and on can seem insignificant, believe us when we say that they are quite important. Using them appropriately will make your writing clear and easy to understand, but this can be difficult if you are inexperienced with writing English. If you are interested in better understanding what prepositions are, how to use them properly, and how to avoid confusion, we hope this podcast will prove helpful.

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