Which sentences use that and what sentences use which all comes down to causes: just how important is that extra piece of information in your sentence?
Tips and tactics for more productive, more compelling writing.
We all know about exclamation marks and full stops but what about the more unusual English punctuation marks? Learn about semicolons, ellipses and more…
Placing commas in lists is a tricky business. After all there’s a big difference between enjoying writing books and plays, and, writing, books and plays.
Run-on sentences and comma splices are bad grammar. Learn to spot them and correct them with punctuation and conjunctions, and avoid looking stupid.
Everyone is single. That’s not pessimistic, it’s a grammatical truth. Trick words fool you into using the wong verb form – we explain the most common.
Apostrophes have a simple set of rules governing their use, but, as with everything in English language, there are exceptions. These are they.
There’s a big difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit, so make sure you learn how to use apostrophes properly. It’s really not so hard.
The passive voice is indirect and hard to read. The active voice is better. Read on to find out why, and learn to keep your writing active.
Homonyms are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. They can also cause very embarrasing mistakes and misnomers.
Knowing when to use good and well means the difference between a good day and a well-done faux pas. Get it straight by spotting linking and action verbs.