A “bludgeon” is defined as “a heavy, short club that is thicker at one end or is weighted at one end.” It’s a good alternative for “club.”
Language changes with use. Who’s capping “Black” and “White”? How can editors decide which style to follow? Read on to find out.
You wrote something, and it’s good. Good copy might get you noticed, but great copy is more likely to nudge your audience toward conversion.
R u srs? Of course spelling still counts! The key is in its application. Why spelling matters and the value of good writing.
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?
What gaps do you have in your writing skills? What do you want to learn to do or learn to do better? These books can help.