Category Archives: Grammar



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Opening Paragraph

I’ve joined a writing group, my first ever. And it’s great fun, with some very talented members. We’re three meetings in and homework for week one was to write an opening paragraph, with the all important hook. I composed mine on the … Continue reading

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Birth of a Book

Another great literary video, via Meg Gardiner and Guy Kawasaki:

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Strunk and White – Rap Style!

Thanks to Michelle Dear for putting me onto this. The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White – Rap style:

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BBC Bad Language

I guess nobody is immune from typing or spelling errors, but, dear BBC, this really jumped out at me. I guess it highlights the importance of proofreading.

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The Grammar Police…

… have been around for a long time. Watch out!

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The impotance of spelling

UK entrepenuer, Charles Duncombe, has highlighted that poor spelling is a serious problem for the online economy and is costing online businesses millions.  He says it is possible to identify the specific impact on sales: [Duncombe] measured the revenue per visitor … Continue reading

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