Category Archives: Writing & Editing

Grammarly Review: Can This Grammar Checker Improve Your Writing?

…because even we wordsmiths need a little help. Last week I received a message in my email from Grammarly, one of my writing and editing tools: “Happy Grammarversary! 1 year has passed since you first joined Grammarly. See below for a special reward to commemorate this day!” So, after one year of using Grammarly, I thought… Read More »

Punctuation Blunder: Don’t Scream at Your Readers!!!

The exclamation point. Get attention! It’s urgent! Show excitement! Scream! Shout! The exclamation point or mark serves a useful purpose in writing. It helps us express emotion or raise the volume on the written word. But too much excitement or shouting could leave your readers plugging their ears, or worse, setting aside your story in… Read More »