By Priyanka Misra Not particular about your grammar? Using incorrect English can diminish your charm. Here is some help. Your ideas are only as good as the words you use to express them. The more vivid and fluently you speak and write, the more chances that people perceive you as intelligent, charming, funny or persuasive. There are 10 mistakes that we see repeated, way … [Read more...] about Guest Post: 10 Common Grammatical Errors and How to Avoid Them!
From Grammarly: How well do you know your grammar? Affect vs. Effect
All writers know that grammar is important. And the company Grammarly likes to put a fun spin on learning grammar. How big of a grammar nerd are you? Take Grammarly's quiz to show how much you know about affect vs. effect: To learn more about affect vs. effect, check out Grammarly's in-depth blog post that explains the difference between the two. … [Read more...] about From Grammarly: How well do you know your grammar? Affect vs. Effect
From Grammarly: Valentine’s Day and Online Dating
Grammarly always has fun holiday infographics. For Valentine's Day, they've teamed up with eHarmony to see how people's writing, based on their dating profiles, affected their chances of getting a date. Grammarly reviewed 10,000 eHarmony male/female matches generated by eHarmony’s matching algorithm. Fifty percent of the matches advanced to two-way communication, while the … [Read more...] about From Grammarly: Valentine’s Day and Online Dating
From Grammarly: Five Mistakes To Avoid in Your NaNoWriMo Novel
In honor of NaNoWriMo this month, Grammarly has put together a helpful list of five mistakes to avoid while writing your epic novel. And if you're feeling inspired, consider participating in Grammarly's Novel Ideas Competition! … [Read more...] about From Grammarly: Five Mistakes To Avoid in Your NaNoWriMo Novel
A Halloween Treat From Grammarly: Which Literary Monster Are You?
Tomorrow is Halloween, and what better way for book nerds to celebrate than with a literary monster quiz? Try out this one, from Grammarly. … [Read more...] about A Halloween Treat From Grammarly: Which Literary Monster Are You?
What makes up a grammar lover?
Just for fun, Grammarly shared a fun infographic of what makes a grammar nerd, based on a survey of their users. See below! … [Read more...] about What makes up a grammar lover?
So You Want to Write a Novel: Five Writing Mistakes, According to Grammarly
Grammarly, a platform that helps writers edit, has taken NaNoWriMo to a new level the past two years with its novel writing group @Grammowrimo. Last November, Grammarly worked with 500 writers to produce a 40,000 word novel. In addition to publishing a novel, they've compiled a list of the top five common writing mistakes. See their infographic below for tips on how to improve … [Read more...] about So You Want to Write a Novel: Five Writing Mistakes, According to Grammarly
A little chuckle to kick off a Friday... That's a big truck--must carry a lot of AAA batteries *wink wink*! … [Read more...] about Grammar Humor
NJ State Fair Signs
It's been a while since I've seen misspelled signs, but here are two I found at the NJ State Fair last Saturday. I'm such a grammar/spelling nerd. … [Read more...] about NJ State Fair Signs
There is no excuse for this misspelling. I mean, come on, the correct way to spell "street" is right above it! … [Read more...] about Houston Sreet