Grammar

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today

Source for infographic: Grammar Check If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course. If you enjoyed this infographic, you may like these: 30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing (Infographic) The…

30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing (Infographic)

What is a padding or filler word? According to Collins Dictionary: 'Padding is unnecessary words or information used to make a piece of writing or a speech longer. Synonyms: waffle [informal , mainly British] , hot air [informal] , verbiage, wordiness' In Business Writing Weak…

The Oxford Comma

According to the Oxford Dictionary, "The 'Oxford comma' is an optional comma before the word 'and' at the end of a list: We sell books, videos, and magazines. It's known as the Oxford comma because it was traditionally used by printers, readers, and editors at…

British vs American English: 63 Differences

  This is a useful list for differences in spelling and word usage in British and American English. Source for Infographic: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this, read: 16 Rules Of Blog Writing And Layout. Which Ones Are You Breaking? The Writing Retreats Of 13…

Affect vs Effect & 34 Other Common Confusions

There are many writing mistakes that will make your email, letter, or report look unprofessional. These commonly confused words are some of them. Source: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this post, read: 12 Common Writing Mistakes Bloggers Make 7 Simple Ways To Generate New Ideas 30…

Word Crimes

We're taking a break from regular blogging, and we thought you would enjoy watching Word Crimes by "Weird Al" Yankovic - if you haven't seen it yet. It's one of our favourite videos of all time. If you enjoyed this video, you may like : How…
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