Your editor sent you back your edited manuscript and it looks great. But what’s this other file they sent? Meet your style sheet.
Testimony and testament are similar words that, for many writers, can be easy to confuse. There is a clear difference between them, however.
“Fulsome” has a long, complicated history. Do its three competing definitions mean you shouldn’t use it? Read this word story to find out.
I have a confession to make: I made a reflexive edit in a manuscript based on personal preference. Worse, I then boasted about it online.
Adverbs are usually placed next to the thing they modify. But what do you do when the result is awkward?
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“Only” is a delightful little word that can act as an adjective or an adverb; it can modify nouns, verbs, and even other adjectives. Where you place it makes a big impact. Here’s how to do it well.
Jargon is often criticized as meaningless and opaque. That’s blaming the tool instead of the user.
Language changes with use. Who’s capping “Black” and “White”? How can editors decide which style to follow? Read on to find out.
Subject-verb agreement sounds simple but can be surprisingly complex. These 10 nuances of agreement will get you started.