Stay the same or evolve?

Stay the same or evolve?

My spinning instructor inspired this post about writing. If you’ve taken many spinning classes, you’ve probably encountered an instructor who strives to inspire you. The teacher of my 7:30 a.m. spinning class recently said, “You can stay the same or you can evolve.” She was praising us for turning up early on Saturdays to improve […]

Test your proofreading skills with Mistake Monday

MISTAKE MONDAY for April 1: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. No, this is not an April Fool’s joke.         I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

All versus all of

“All” versus “all of”

I’m a little obsessive about proper usage, but there are plenty of holes in my knowledge of writing style. Thus, when I saw “all our funds,” it drove me to the internet to see if that should read “all of our funds.” My first observation: this seems to be a question mainly for English language […]

Test your proofreading skills with Mistake Monday

MISTAKE MONDAY for March 25: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

Writing is My Drink

Boost your writing productivity with Theo Pauline Nestor

If you’re like me, you sometimes start writing something, but get distracted partway through it. I’m trying an exercise in Theo Pauline Nestor’s Writing Is My Drink to break that habit. Well, maybe I can’t break that habit. However, I believe that I can improve my writing productivity with the help of her exercise. Writing […]