When To Break Grammar Rules

One of the biggest struggles when starting proofreading training is letting go of the rules that we were taught in school. From grade school on, certain grammatical rules were reinforced on a consistent basis. Rules like “Don’t start a sentence with the word So,” or “Write he or she — not they!” haunt many of…

Learn how to use ellipses properly.

How To Use Ellipses

How To Use Ellipses   Many people don’t know how to use ellipses properly or tend to overuse them. While it’s true writers have creative license, they risk putting their work in an unflattering light if they don’t use punctuation correctly. Bad punctuation can even hurt their credibility. This is especially true with the ellipsis, which…