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Daily Writing Tips · 3d ago

A Guide to In-Line Lists

This post describes how to organize in-line lists, those that occur within a sentence, as ...
Daily Writing Tips · 5d ago

Compounds Based on “Port”

This post lists and defines compound words in which the second element is the word port, d...
Daily Writing Tips · 1W ago

A Complete Guide to Parentheses and Brackets

This post discusses the functions of parentheses and brackets, which are used to set off p...
Daily Writing Tips · 1W ago

Coordination of Conjunctions and Punctuation

When a conjunction is inserted into a sentence to separate two cumulative elements of the ...
Daily Writing Tips · 2W ago

3 Variations of Misplaced Modifiers

When information is added to the main clause of a sentence to provide more detail, whether...
Daily Writing Tips · 2W ago

3 More Types of Hyphenation Errors with Numbers

Confusion about the relationship between hyphens and numbers, whether they appear in numer...
Daily Writing Tips · 2W ago

The Many Ways of “Via”

Via, the Latin word for “way,” is also the basis of many words, many of them disguised, th...
Daily Writing Tips · 3W ago

Grammar Quiz #24: Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers

A participial phrase is said to be “dangling” when the noun it is intended to modify is mi...
Daily Writing Tips · 3W ago

Betters and Bettors

Is there a connection between better, which is sometimes employed as a noun, among other p...
Daily Writing Tips · 3W ago

Spelling Variations

This post discusses several factors responsible for variations in spelling, with examples....