What is the Most Maddening Writing Error? Misused Apostrophes

by • April 07, 2014
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Grammarly’s cut-throat competition to determine the most “maddening” writing error concluded on April 6, 2014 with MISUSED APOSTROPHES crowned as the undisputed Grammar Madness bracket champion. Tens of thousands of grammarians voted in 16 separate match-ups representing the most annoying errors in English writing. According to one… MORE →

Writing in the Voice of Me

by • March 25, 2014
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Guest post from Tilia Klebenov Jacobs  “My book is about, um, me.  Is that okay?” This is the question I get most often when I teach novel-writing classes.  And I say go for it, because every novelist is a memoirist and every memoirist is a novelist.  Even the… MORE →

Grammar Madness: The Battle to Determine the Most Maddening Writing Error

by • March 16, 2014
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Since the dawn of writing, grammarians have been irked by sloppy and erroneous written communication. But over the past few years, it’s gotten increasingly difficult to go even a single day without seeing several writing errors. From street signs to Facebook status updates, unfortunate writing mistakes are… MORE →