Writing

  • Improve Your Writing Skills
    Given what CEOs think about first-rate communications, you haven't got much choice but to knuckle down and improve your writing skills. Chances are moderately good that you're not averse to the idea o....
  • Proper Grammar
    Proper grammar is fairly straightforward. Writing style is what tends to confuse and complicate a simple structure. By definition, a sentence has a subject (noun or pronoun) and an action (verb, eithe....
  • Grammar Rules
    Rules, whether they're grammar rules or govern right turns on a red light or library late fees or condominium pet restrictions, are often a bit tedious. We remind ourselves that fairly careful thought....
  • Grammar Usage
    Grammar usage and abusage are more opinion than rule, but important to pay attention to. Abusage, incidentally, while a word in Webster's, is also what my college etymology professor called a back for....
  • Report Writing
    Good report writing won't read as densely as a financial study on the intricacies of foreign currency exchange or a specialty treatise on geology in Penobscot Bay. The etymological origin of the word ....
  • Grammar Sites
    There's no denying that Internet grammar sites are becoming more and more valuable. They contain accurate information that's easy to access. It's an added benefit, though, for anyone with an interest....
  • Writing Lessons
    Daily writing lessons are the best way to improve your writing. Initially it almost doesn't matter what you write or what your goals are. What matters is that you sit down and write for 15 minutes a d....
  • Grammar Questions
    We all have grammar questions from time to time. It might be our brain being stubborn about a problem that stumped us for a minute when we were 10 years old, one we found illogical then and still do t....
  • The Writing Process
    The writing process for 99 people out of 100 (and I wish I were the exception) is generally one form of anguish or another. It doesn't matter whether you're talking about an inter-office memo, a grant....
  • Grammar Tips
    Starting small is a good way to tackle improving your writing skills, and grammar tips are a good example. With a so-called "cheat sheet" of the 10 or 20 or 37 most frequently encountered errors in wr....