Imagine eating your way through half of your leftover holiday treats only to feel sick 20 minutes later. (Your body doesn’t like what you just did to it, and you better bet that it’s going to tell you). You might
17 awesome tips on how to fix writer’s block + resource list
It’s 9 a.m. You sit down at your computer to write your next blog post, ebook, or report. Eager to hammer out a draft so you can move on to other tasks, you place your fingers on the keyboard and
Adverse vs. averse: What’s the difference?
As the public/pubic and Hadron/Hardon typos show, a single letter can make all the difference in a word. Luckily, changing one letter in a word doesn’t always lead to an embarrassing typo. But it can still change the meaning of
Criteria vs. criterion: What’s the difference?
Are you struggling to figure out what the issue in the sentence above is? You know that there isn’t a typo, a spelling mistake, or a punctuation error. So what’s the problem? It lies in the sixth word in the
When do you need to use “had” in a sentence?
Writing about the past – a project you’ve completed, an experience you want to share in a blog post, or a professional accomplishment – is supposed to be easy. So why do you sometimes get confused about whether you need
How to use slashes properly
Are you someone who hates having to decide what to wear in the morning, where to go out for dinner, or what to do on a Saturday night? If so, you may be a big fan of the slash –
What does “irregardless” mean?
There’s a contentious debate going on right now, and it’s time to pick which side you’re on. No, it’s not whether Trump or Clinton should be the next US president. It also isn’t whether Apple or Samsung produces better phones.
“To hone” vs. “to home”: What’s the difference?
Have you ever read or used the phrase “to hone in on”? We’re guessing that many of you have. After all, it’s a common phrase that people use to say that they’re converging on something. What if we told you,
How to write cohesively and improve the flow of your writing
Have you ever written website copy, a blog post, or a report and felt like your sentences just didn’t hang well together? Maybe you had all of the right words and ideas on the page but your sentences seemed more
“Awhile” vs. “a while”: What’s the difference?
What is the difference between “awhile” and “a while”?