words

Confused Words 8

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all having a fantastic day! It’s been a little while since I posted a collection of ‘Confused Words‘, so here are another six. Dual, Duel Dual: this is the word you’d use when talking about… Read More ›

Impetus

Hi everyone, I’m sharing another poem with you today. The inspiration for this one came from the question, ‘why do you write?’ to which my mind threw up a multitude of answers – the most prominent being that I write… Read More ›

Odd Plurals 2

Hi everyone! Once again I’ve found myself thinking about plurals. I was having a heated discussion earlier about the plural form for cactus. I was adamant the plural was cactuses, and my friend was convinced the plural was cacti, which of course… Read More ›

Confused Words 7

Hi everyone! It’s been ages since I’ve written a Confused Words post, and I figured there’s no time like the present. So, here’s another round of the most commonly confused words. Metal, Mettle Metal: this word is used in reference… Read More ›

Dashes

Do you know the difference between a ‘hyphen’, an ‘en dash’ and an ’em dash’? Many people have never heard of ‘en’ and ’em dashes’ but alas, they exist and using them can sometimes be a little bit complicated because… Read More ›

Confused Words 6

Hi everyone, here’s another round of commonly confused words! Loose, Lose Loose: this is the word you’d use when referring to something which has not been firmly fixed in place, or when talking about a piece of fabric or clothing… Read More ›

Editing Tips

The process of editing your work can be challenging, but unfortunately, it is one of the necessary evils of writing. However, the good news is that the more you do it, the more proficient you become. I don’t mean to imply… Read More ›