Jon Gingerich

Kill Those Modifiers!

The overuse of adjectives and adverbs can ruin sentences and flatten descriptive passages.
Jacey Cockrobin

Etymological Evolution: 12 Words Altered By Historical Misuse

Does the widespread misuse of certain words get your goat? Well suck it up, because that's one of the ways the English language evolves.
Richard Thomas

Storyville: The Horror of Editing and Revision

It's been said that the difference between a good writer and a great writer is editing. So let's hop to it.
Jon Gingerich

20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes

A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.
Jon Gingerich

The Art Of The Rewrite

A true rewrite is not just editing, proofing or copy-editing, but a complete re-imagining of the work. Here’s a four-part process to fortify writers with a successful re-writing plan that works.
Taylor Houston

Strong Words: Pumping Up Your Writing With Better Vocabulary

Flexing your vocabulary muscle makes your writing better, stronger, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.