Three Little Birds

First thing's first: Ellipsis is the singular—one set of three periods. Ellipses refers to many sets of periods. That said, you'll never guess what this week's Writing Wednesday is about. There are some days I love ellipses and other days I absolutely hate them. The days I hate them are usually when lazy people throw them on the [...]

I’m So Excited

Don't you dare think for one second that I forgot about Writing Wednesday. I most certainly did not. And I can't tell you how pained I was to hit the hay late last night without first sharing insights into the world of words and punctuation. But this week has been kicking. my. butt. To the point [...]

The Way I Are

Full disclosure: This Writing Wednesday is going to start with the super obvious and end with a decent dose of trickery, so don't bail on me too early. We're gonna talk subject-verb agreement. In a nutshell, when you have a singular subject, it needs a singular verb. Plural subjects need plural verbs. See what I just did? [...]

If I Only Had the Words

This Writing Wednesday could not have come at a better time. I’ve been feeling especially angsty this week/managed to bottle up a few frustrations. And if you ask me, there’s no better therapy than publicly raging over misused words. If you caught my post about common misspellings, this is kind of like that. The only [...]