Check out my top posts from the third quarter! They’re a mix of practical tips on spelling (#1, #2, #4), grammar (#3), and writing (#5). My posts that attracted the most views during 2022’s first quarter: When to capitalize prepositions in titles Ok, not okay Use a comma between consecutive adjectives? MISTAKE MONDAY for August […]
Have you ever struggled to generate topics for your blog posts, white papers, and other publications? You are not alone. I have some solutions to help you brainstorm. 1. Write about your clients’ mistakes and problems The most powerful brainstorming advice I can give you is to start “Blogging the mistakes your clients make.” My […]
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.
Your eyes don’t catch all of your typos and neither does your spell-checking or grammar-checking software. On top of that, sometimes software suggests corrections that I can only describe as “humorous,” if not “pathetic.” You see what you expect to see It’s hard for you to see your typos because your brain makes you see […]
Do you know the answer to the question I posed in the title of this blog post? Both “sidebar” and “ESG” are words that people in some fields immediately understand, but they perplex many other people. “Sidebar” refers to area of text, often placed in a box, to the side of an article. “ESG” is […]