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The Mother of All Blog Posts

by • May 08, 2014
mother's day, quote, idiom, writing, mom, Grammarly

The mother of all holidays is coming up – Mother’s Day. According to History.com, a woman named Anna Jarvis created the American version of the holiday in 1908, prompted by the passing of her own mother. It became an official holiday in 1914. Jarvis later denounced the… MORE →

Happily Ever After, or Not

by • May 01, 2014
Pied Piper, Mother Goose Day, fairy tale, writing, Grammarly

May 1 is Mother Goose Day, established in 1987 by Gloria T. Delamar upon the publication of her book, Mother Goose; From Nursery to Literature. The day is a time for reflecting on fairy tales, acting them out, making and wearing Mother Goose costumes, or reading fairy… MORE →

300 Published Authors, One Great Novel

by • April 23, 2014
Great American Novel, NanoWriMo, GrammoWriMo, Grammarly, writing

In November, Grammarly worked with around 300 writers from 27 countries (and 44 U.S. states) to write a group novel for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). We called the project #GrammoWriMo; and, clocking in at a total of 130,927 unedited words, we are proud to say that our draft was among the 41,940 completed! We kicked… MORE →