— Feb 3, 2015

How to Punctuate Titles in Quotation Marks

This blog post focuses on formatting titles that are enclosed in quotation marks. It deals specifically with this issue and how...

— Jan 20, 2015

Commas Matter: An Introduction

This post is to introduce a new blog segment: Commas Matter. This rotating segment will feature comma rules, examples,...

— Jan 6, 2015

Around the Internet: Be Creative with Grammar to Attract a Mate?

This blog post focuses on an article from The Conversation about men who are in the company of fertile women being more likely...

— Sep 30, 2014

Around the Internet: Illustrating Stories

This post focuses on an illustrated print by Lucy Knisley of all the Harry Potter novels to talk about the different ways...

— Sep 23, 2014

Banned Books Week 2014

This post celebrates Banned Books Week 2014 which runs from Sept. 21st to Sept. 27th this year. It features current lists of...

— Sep 16, 2014

Around the Internet: Fitting Reading into a Busy Schedule

This blog focuses on the recently published infographic from Personal Creations which estimates the time it takes to read many...

— Sep 9, 2014

The Best Way to Improve Your Grammar: Be Mindful

In this post, I discuss what I believe to be the best way to improve your grammar: to be mindful. I also address how to become...

— Sep 3, 2014

Around the Internet: Modern Fascination with Dystopian Sci-Fi

This blog post discusses the modern popularity of dystopian literature (and dystopian sci-fi literature in particular). It is...

— Aug 26, 2014

Casual Language: Hard and Difficult

This blog post discusses casual vs. professional language through the specific use of the words “hard” and “difficult”....

— Aug 19, 2014

Around the Internet: Kelsey Grammer’s Twitter Mission

This blog post is about actor Kelsey Grammer’s mission on Twitter to correct people’s grammar. It features article links...

— Aug 12, 2014

Casual Language: Good vs. Well

This blog post focuses on two particular words as they relate to casual language: good and well. Deciding when to use which of...

— Aug 5, 2014

Around the Internet: Are We Overusing Exclamation Points?

This blog post is inspired by “Why Everyone Uses So Many Exclamation Points All the Time!” from Business Insider Australia....