Dangling participles cause confusion and badly written sentences. You do not want to make this mistake, particularly in your professional writing. But what is a dangling participle, and how can you avoid it? Here’s a handy, brief guide to help you out.
What is a participle? Fully understanding the intricacies of participles and participial phrases can be complex. But in this article, we’ll be taking the easy street! To get a good grasp on the basics, take a look at this guide.
Can you end a sentence with a preposition? Oh, the debates left in the wake of this one grammar question! But what if the rule against ending a sentence with a preposition is just a myth? We’ll explore this in our blog and give you the answer once and for all!
The question of when to use who vs whom can be understood pretty easily. Read on for our tried and true shortcuts that will help you know which word to use in your professional writing.
Knowing how to use ellipses properly takes a bit of effort. In addition, different style guides have different rules on how to use them in your writing! Read on for quick tips on how to use ellipses in formal writing, and how they function in informal writing.
You may be familiar with the basics of how to use parentheses. But this form of punctuation can get a little tricky, and sometimes we forget that there actually are rules regarding the use of these literary tools! Let’s take a look to see how much you know.
If you’ve never heard of mass nouns before, never fear! This grammatical concept is something that most of us who learned English as our first language take for granted. But grasping this concept will only improve your writing, particularly in the professional world.
Quotation marks are used quite frequently in our everyday writing. Yet it’s not uncommon for writers to stop when they get to a particular type of quote and wonder exactly how to use quotation marks, and where the punctuation should go. Here’s a guide to help you!
Even the best of writers can get some of the “small things” (like ie vs. eg) wrong! Click here to learn the difference, and how you can remember easily!
How much do you remember about adjectives and adverbs? If it’s been a while, you’re not alone! There is more to adjectives and adverbs than just remembering the basics. Read on as we look at these modifiers in more detail.