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M-EDIT-ATE: Tips on Finding Your “Zen” Place and Editing Your Own Work

  Many of us who write – and also have jobs, school, families, hobbies, and other responsibilities – struggle with finding time for ourselves. So, when I suggest you find a quiet and solitary place to calmly reflect on your work (so you can read it out […]

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The Preposition Scandal

Have you ever heard anyone say, “From where are you?” or “With whom are you going?” If so, how did that sound to you? Were you thinking, seriously? Or, did you actually say that out loud? I’m sure you realized this, but both of these sample sentences end […]

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Breaking Badly: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Adverbs

In 1901, Cornelis Stoffel penned an incredibly gripping book wherein riveting information on adverbs such as rather – the “apologetic adverb” – very, quite, purely, and the like can be found. In 2005, a similar project was taken on by a University of Toronto linguistics student and his professor. […]

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Tips and Articles

New Smashing Grammar Writing Tips and Articles Coming Soon… Breaking Badly: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Adverbs To Boldly Go Splitting Infinitives. Where are you from? The Preposition Scandal In other words, i.e. and e.g. Solving the Mystery of Two Elusive Abbreviations. Are You […]

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