— Jul 29, 2014

Celebrating One Year of Walker Editing

The business is one year old this week! This blog post hits the highlights of this first year.

— Jul 22, 2014

Casual vs. Professional Language

This blog post focuses on defining and explaining casual and professional language, or formal and informal language. It focuses...

— Jul 15, 2014

Around the Internet: Poetry Read Aloud

This blog post is about the importance of reading aloud, particularly reading poems. It features links to poems being read...

— Jul 8, 2014

Punctuating Fiction Dialogue

This blog post discusses the basic grammar of fiction dialogue. It focuses on punctuation and includes tips and helpful links.

— Jul 1, 2014

Around the Internet: Tackling “Bogus” Grammar Errors

This post focuses on my thoughts about Ben Yagoda’s article “7 bogus grammar ‘errors’ you don’t need to worry...

— Jun 24, 2014

Abbreviation, Acronyms, and Initialisms

This blog post focuses on abbreviations, especially two subtypes called acronyms and initialisms. The post covers definitions...

— Jun 17, 2014

Around the Internet: Study shows texting isn’t harming children’s understanding of spelling and grammar

This blog is about a British study that showed that texting does not negatively impact students’ performance on spelling and...

— Jun 10, 2014

Correctly Formatting If-Then Statements

This blog post discusses how to correctly format if-then statements (If…then…). It focuses specifically on punctuation and...

— Jun 3, 2014

Around the Internet: Word Origins via Mental Floss

This blog post focuses on Mental Floss’s video “40 Weird Word Origins” by John Green. The video runs through 40 common...

— May 27, 2014

Historic vs. Historical

This post focuses on using historic and historical properly. It includes examples and references.

— May 20, 2014

Around the Internet: Why Advertising Needs Editors

This blog post presents a recent example of UK store Dorothy Perkins suffering from poor grammar in their advertising. The...

— May 6, 2014

Using “He or She” vs. “They”: Generic Singular Pronouns

This blog post is about the controversy of whether to use “he or she” or “they” when you need a generic singular...