Writing Skills

Oh, Comma, You Little Trickster You, Leading Us Astray…

Why do people struggle so with commas? It’s seems we either tend to over-do it or under-do it, and using commas correctly eludes us. Maybe that’s because the comma is so easy to use and so easy to leave out. It’s just a little bit of punctuation, lacking the hardness or a period after all,… Continue reading Oh, Comma, You Little Trickster You, Leading Us Astray…

Writing Skills

6 Ways to Proofread Your Writing (and Avoid Looking Dumb)

Mistakes make us look stupid. Period. Mistakes in our writing also lower our credibility, whether they show up in a document, an email, or a chat message. When readers see errors in your writing, they might assume that: You’re a sloppy writer. Your spelling/punctuation/grammar knowledge is subpar. You’re not detail-oriented. You don’t care enough to… Continue reading 6 Ways to Proofread Your Writing (and Avoid Looking Dumb)