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Common Grammar Errors that Diminish Y...

To follow up last month’s column on cleaning up your writing, below is a reference list of some common grammar...

Common Grammar Errors that Diminish Your Writing
posted on: Mar 14, 2014 | author: Kathy Steffen

Grammar: Was vs. Were, Fantasy or Rea...

Let’s talk about moods. No, not my mood, or your mood, but a grammatical mood. Who knew grammar had moods, right?...

Grammar: Was vs. Were, Fantasy or Reality?
posted on: Sep 30, 2013 | author: Rachel Berens-VanHeest

Grammar: Nauseated, Nauseous or Just ...

Writers like to use the most effective, colorful word to describe something. For instance, instead of “sick to her...

Grammar: Nauseated, Nauseous or Just Plain Sick?
posted on: Aug 28, 2013 | author: Rachel Berens-VanHeest

Grammar: Apostrophes are easy!

One of my biggest grammar pet peeves is the misuse of apostrophes. People seem to think that these little punctuation...

Grammar: Apostrophes are easy!
posted on: May 31, 2013 | author: Rachel Berens-VanHeest

Beware the Dreaded Passive Voice

If you’ve ever taken any type of writing class or workshop, or even had someone critique your writing, you may have...

Beware the Dreaded Passive Voice
posted on: Apr 22, 2013 | author: Rachel Berens-VanHeest

Let’s eat Grandma

Some of you may have seen this popular graphic on Facebook: Let’s eat Grandma. Let’s eat, Grandma. The caption is...

Let’s eat Grandma
posted on: Feb 25, 2013 | author: Rachel Berens-VanHeest

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