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The $189 Million Missing Math Symbol

"We the People" Love Word Quizzes

How to Fix the 10 Biggest Problems with Your B2B Marketing Content

The 10 Biggest Problems with Most B2B Marketing Content

Editing AI-Generated Text

10 of the Most Embarrassing Political Content Errors

When You Can’t See the Trees Because You Planted a Forest

8 Writing Errors That Can Ruin Your Law Firm’s Credibility

Their, There, and They're: The Difference

Did You Ace Our Spelling Quiz?

Can You Ace This Spelling Quiz? Part 3

What Proofreaders Can’t Do

How to Write Your Family Name on a Christmas or Greeting Card

Cookie Day

Gettysburg Revisited

How to Use Semicolons Correctly

Wide-Ranging Events

I Hate Grammar

How to Use Find and Replace in Microsoft Word and Google Docs

Did You Ace Part 2 of Our Spelling Quiz?

Can You Ace This Spelling Quiz? Part 2

Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word: Which Is Better?

13 Uncommon Punctuation Marks and How to Use Them

How to Improve Your Writing for Free

Did You Ace Our Spelling Quiz?

Can You Ace This Spelling Quiz?

How to Use They’re, Their, and There Correctly

How to Use Track Changes Even If You Hate Using It

How to Make B2B Writing More Compelling Part 5

How to Make B2B Writing More Compelling Part 4

How to Make B2B Writing More Compelling Part 3

How to Make B2B Writing More Compelling Part 2

How to Make B2B Writing More Compelling Part 1

How to Get the Most Out of Professional Proofreading

You’re a Better Writer Than You Think

Which vs. That: The Rules

6 Common Punctuation Mistakes That Drive Us Crazy

Why We’re Largely Ignoring AI-Generated Writing

5 Reasons Grammar Is Important

10 Best Grammar Books to Become a Better Writer, Teacher, or Speaker

Proofreading Nightmares

How to Beat Writer’s Block for Good

Is Paying for Proofreading Worth It?

When to Hyphenate an Age

I Made a Grammar Mistake. Now What?

Can I Proofread My Own Work?

3 Reasons You Should Copyright Your Written Work and How to Do It

I Can’t Write

Percent vs. Percentage

10 Best Online Word Games

The Danger of Proofreading Your Own Work

When to Use the Letter C

How to Write About a Boring Topic

When to Use “A” vs. “An”

Top 5 Grammar Tips

What Are the 8 Parts of Speech?

Alright or All Right? Alot or A Lot?

Beside or Besides? Toward or Towards?

Is Irregardless a Word?

When You Don’t Need an Apostrophe

Greatest Grammar Hits: Christmas Edition

5 Tips to Become a Better Speller

We’re Grateful for Grammar Mistakes…As Long as They’re Not Ours

Proofread 4 Important Areas of Your Website

When to Capitalize North, South, East, and West

Who vs. Whom: The Easy Way to Remember

Can You Come Out Tonight?

8 Updates to the Associated Press Stylebook

How to Develop Your In-House Style Guide

Tagline Contest Winner!

Vote for Your Favorite Tagline

Enter Our Tagline Contest

Style Guides: The Summer 2021 Fashionable Grammar Line

How to Correct Grammar Without Being a Jerk: A Genteel Person’s Guide

Easy Grammar Tips for B2B & B2C Writers - Part 2

Easy Grammar Tips for B2B & B2C Writers -  Part 1

Consistency: We Lied…It’s Terrible - Part 2

Consistency: The Steaks Are High…and Delicious - Part 1

Let’s Not Scribble Over Seaman Ticks

A Question for the Ages: Style or Clarity (Part 2)

A Question for the Ages: Style or Clarity (Part 1)

Proofreading Road Signs: The Good, the Bad, and the Humerus

Falling into a Common Grammar Pit

The Worst Things We’ve Ever Heard About Proofreading

A Failure in Professionalism

Thanksgiving 2020

4 Myths About Proofreaders

Match Famous Quotes to their Authors


Answers to Last Week's Thursday Challenge

Words in Orbit

Thursday Challenge

When and How to Use [sic]

Ditch These Phrases from Your Business Communications

I Can Help Get Your Copy Perfect

How to Repair Sentence Fragments and Run-On Sentences

QUIZ: Find the Best Option to Repair the Grammatically Incorrect Sentence or Phrase

Master Using the Passive Voice Effectively

How to Cut and Polish Your Writing for Your Editor or Proofreader

Quiz: Can You Identify the Writing Mistake?

10 Things Popular Style Guides Don't Always Agree On

QUIZ: Can You Identify and Name the Grammar Errors?

Exploring the Structure of the Perfect Paragraph

Should Writers and Editors Practice Grammar?

What Makes a Writer "Great"?

10 Things That Are Strange to Non-Native English Speakers

What Kind of Training Should Pro Editors and Proofreaders Have?

10 Best Practices for Writing and Editing Technical Documents

Grammar-Checking Software Doesn't Catch Everything: Here's Proof

Navigating the Different Types of Compounds

Land an Editing or Proofreading Job in 2019: For Beginners and Pros

Holiday Quiz: Can You Spot the Grammar Mistake(s)?

Will Software Replace Human Writers?

Advanced Syntax and Grammar Quiz

Suffixes and Prefixes: The Basics

Top Six Mistakes Editors and Proofreaders Make

8 Tips for Understanding, Learning, and Teaching Grammar Concepts

Why Is Parallel Structure Important in Writing?

QUIZ: Can You Spot All the Grammar Mistakes?

What You Need to Know About Comma Usage

7 Tips to Write Stimulating Pieces About Trending or Worn-Out Topics

Quiz: Match Each Famous Author to His or Her Advice About Writing

What You Need to Know About AI and Writing in the Digital Age

Marketers and Writers — What’s the Difference?

Your Feedback Wanted - Quick Survey

Is It Possible to Be Unbiased When Writing?

How to Adapt Your Writing for Epic Video Content

Comma Drama, Hyper-Hyphenation, and Smelling Salts

Understanding the Real-World Impact of Poorly Written Web Copy

The Business Value of Hiring a 24/7 Proofreading Service

Do You Know the Etymology of These Common Words, Phrases, and Colloquialisms?

Why You Always Need to Proofread Your Website

Comma Drama, Hyper-Hyphenation, and Dusting Caps

Seven Best Practices for Writing Better Cold Emails

Grammar Drama: The 10 Most Hotly Debated Topics in Grammar

25 Writing Topics that Weren’t Popular a Decade Ago

7 Benefits of Creative Writing Exercises

How and Why You Should Copyright Your Written Work in the Internet Age

What Type of Writer Are You – Quiz Answers

QUIZ: What Type of Writer Are You?

Will Cursive Handwriting Become Obsolete? Does It Matter?

New Words Added to the Dictionary in 2017

8 Ways to Improve Your Writing Using Your Mobile Device

How to Build an Amazing Writing Portfolio

How to Display Confidence in Your Writing

Can You Ace This Basic Proofreading Quiz?

Grammar-Checking Software: A Quick Review

Does Having a Voice Matter in Business Writing?

Best Practices for Maximizing Your Writing Workflow

QUIZ: Match Each Entry to Its Style Guide

6 Types of Writing You Always Want a Proofreader to Review

Popular Style Guides and What You Need to Know About Each - Part 2

Popular Style Guides and What You Need to Know About Each - Part 1

Dos and Don'ts for Using Industry Jargon

How to Make a Boring Topic Interesting

QUIZ: Most Notable Grammar Blunders of All Time

What You Need to Know About Business Writing in 2018

Origins of Holiday Stories from Around the World

QUIZ: Match Famous Quotes to Their Authors

Master Prefixes and Suffixes with Hyphens

Understanding Gerunds and Infinitives

QUIZ: Do You Know How to Use Modifiers Correctly?

Tips and Tricks for Proofreaders

i.e. vs. e.g. and When to Use Which

Do Emojis Belong in Business Writing?

How to Connect with Your Audience Emotionally Using Grammar

Tips for Avoiding Gender Bias in Your Writing

How Good Are You at Conjugating Verbs?

How to Write an Impressive Social Media Profile

Demystifying Common Confusing Idioms and Phrases

How Words Are Added to a Dictionary

Advanced Punctuation Quiz

Ace Your Next Vocabulary Quiz by Knowing These Common Word Roots

Understanding Clauses, the Building Blocks of a Sentence

What Every Proofreader Needs You to Know

Write Web Copy that Gets Results

Famous Authors with Unique Writing Rituals and Why You Need One

Editor or Proofreader:  Who Does What?

Here's the Best Time for You to Write, According to Science

The Oxford Comma: Use It or Ditch It?

10 Commandments of Technical Writing

5 Tips to Beat Writer's Block

5 Creative Writing Exercises to Improve Your Business Writing

Common Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them – Part 2

Common Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them – Part 1

Formatting Tips to Make Your Writing Stand Out

Are You Damaging Your Professional Reputation?

How to Build a Successful Writing Culture for Your Team or Organization

Part 2: Grammar Rules You Can and Should Break in Your Marketing Copy

Common Myths About Proofreaders, Debunked

5 Ways Reading Fiction Helps Your Business Writing Skills

Did You Pass? Answers to Last Week's High School English Test

Can You Pass This High School English Test?

8 Emails You Should Write Often and Why

How to Turn a Formal Email into an Effective Email

Are Formal Lines Becoming Blurred in Business Writing?

How to Know When to Use a Hyphen

Grammar Rules You Can and Should Break in Your Marketing Copy

How to Write About Yourself for Bios and Profiles

Punctuation in the 21st Century: What You Need to Know

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