Novels are often written in past tense, but writing in a consistent tense can be tricky. Here are some tips for writing a novel in past tense.
Parallel structure is needed to make sentences readable, and using it will make your writing better. Here is a quick rundown on parallel structure and how to use it.
Hyphens are used to create compound words, but when is it appropriate to use a hyphen? Here are some tips that will help you with how to use hyphens.
Are you sometimes a little unsure when it's appropriate to use colons? Here is a list of instances when a colon might be just what you need.
When should you use apostrophes with omitted letters and possessives? Which way should they face? A few simple rules will help you use apostrophes with confidence.
Tenant/tenet, then/than, bad/badly—do you really know the difference? Here are some words that writers commonly confuse and examples on how to use them.