They don’t mean the same thing…really…

Nothing aggravates me more than reading something and finding improperly used words. It is especially frustrating when a word is close and at the same time so far off the mark. Here are a few examples and accompanying sentences to … Continue reading

These are the best daze of our lives…

One of my biggest pet peeves is to see words mispelled misspelled. It is especially frustrating to witness this all-too-common occurrance occurrence from my fellow authors. True, this typically happens in the world of social media, but I find it … Continue reading

Apostrophe Apocalypse – The Apostralypse

Did you see what I did with the post title? Pretty clever, eh? But seriously, the apostrophe is one of the most abused punctuation marks around, and I think it is primarily due to an incorrect understanding of plurals and … Continue reading

Want to look like an unprofessional writer?

You’ve probably seen the posts floating around Facebook courtesy of Grammarly.com. You know, the ones that demonstrate common spelling, grammar, and other usage errors? I have to say, seeing the English language so thoroughly abused in my feed is frustrating … Continue reading