Latin abbreviations like i.e. and e.g. are often used wrongly and too often. Here’s some advice on dealing with these and other “handy” abbreviations.
Thinking about career in writing? Thinking you need to quit your day job? Sharon Dunn, a long time Writing Center tutor and novelist, offers some advice.
The difference between that and which, when used as relative pronouns, is one of those usage issues that most people think of as picky and unnecessarily pedantic. Yet mastering the subtle difference in usage between the two words can add a lot of punch to your writing and make the examples you use in your sentences clearer and easier to understand.
There’s plenty of confusion as to how many spaces you should enter between sentences when typing on a computer. This article looks at the reasons for the confusion and makes a recommendation for those of you typing on computer (most of you, in all likelihood).