The world of texting is like the Wild West in some aspects. It’s wide open and almost without rules. The only rule may be there are no rules. After all, lots of texting involves shorthand abbreviations and other shortcuts. So, r u ready for this? Just as you shouldn’t drink and drive, you shouldn’t text […]
While every writer would like to believe his or her work is perfect, the best writers know that a little editorial assistance can smooth a rough draft into a polished final manuscript. Most often, it’s small grammatical errors that trip up aspiring writers. To help you avoid those errors, we’ll discuss five of the most common mistakes and why they’re wrong.
When I was in sixth grade, I won the class spelling bee. As I stood there, my teacher’s words—i before e except after c—echoed in my head. Then I confidently shouted, “Receive . . . R-E-C-E- I-V-E!” I was the kid who loved to read, and I devoured books like they were going out of […]