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Answer User Questions
Using "That" or "Which?"
There, Their, and They're
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Writing (Communications): Directions versus geographic locations
Items In a List
Question Within a Sentence
Capitalization and Numbers
Poetry
Capitalization of Poetry
Nicknames
Family Titles
Family Titles
Commas
Afterthoughts
Compound Sentences vs. Compound Predicates
Commas and Dates
Introductory Requests & Commands
Introductory Adverbs & Phrases, Part II
Introductory Adverbs & Phrases, Part III
Introductory Adverbs & Phrases, Part I
Direct Address
Jr., Sr., III, etc.
Serial Commas
Commas for Special Emphasis
Commas and States/Zip Codes
Commas and States
Commonly Confused Words
Accede vs. Exceed
Adapt vs. Adept vs. Adopt
Addition vs. Edition
Adverse vs. Averse
Accept vs. Except
Altogether vs. All Together
Ascent vs. Assent
Air vs. Heir
Broach vs. Brooch
Allot vs. A Lot
Allusion vs. Illusion vs. Delusion vs. Elusion
Advice vs. Advise
Aid vs. Aide
Altar vs. Alter
Alternate vs. Alternative
Ad vs. Add
Agenda vs. Addenda
Both vs. Each
Bring vs. Take
Access vs. Excess
Adherence vs. Adherents
Affect vs. Effect
Birthdate vs. Date of Birth and Birthday
All Right
Allude vs. Refer
Already vs. All Ready
Among vs. Between
Amount vs. Number
Anxious vs. Eager
Biannual, Biennial, Semiannual
Ail vs. Ale
Allowed vs. Aloud
Breath vs. Breathe vs. Breadth
Ante- vs. Anti-
Bridal vs. Bridle
Bullion vs. Bouillon
Aggravate vs. Irritate
Allude vs. Elude
Anybody vs. Any Body
Ensure, Insure, Assure
Disinterested vs. Uninterested
Comprise
Cannot vs. Can Not
Fewer vs. Less
Different From vs. Different Than
First vs. Firstly
Flammable vs. Inflammable
Farther vs. Further
-ceed, -cede, or -sede
Each Other vs. One Another
It's vs. Its
Imply vs. Infer
Good vs. Well
Lay vs. Lie
Indifferent vs. In Different
Regard vs. Regards
Principal vs. Principle
Percent vs. Percentage
May vs. Can
Nauseous vs. Nauseated
"Obligated" versus "Obliged"
Seek vs. Find
Titled vs. Entitled
You're, Your, Yore
Two, To, Too
They're, There, Their
Then & Than
Whose & Who's
main essentials
final completion
Correct & Incorrect Words
Ellipses
Ellipses in Quoted Matter Within the Sentence
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Ellipses to Trail Off
Essential & Nonessential Phrases
After
Because
For
All of which
Although
As ... As
As
None of Which
So Long That
No Matter What
Some of Whom
Than
Until
Whereas
Using Commas With Phrases
General Information
Acronyms
Abbreviations
Clock Time
Dates
Replacing Traditional Masculine Bias
Telephone Numbers
Showing Numbers in Manuscripts
Adjacent Numbers
Understanding Your Writing Career Options
What is freelance writing?
Where to Find Freelance Writing Jobs
Write Your Freelance Writing Business Plan
Start a Blog or Website to Showcase Your Writing
Why Do You Love Writing?
Writers Need to Read!
Word Division
Word Division
Grammar
Self Pronouns
Pronoun Agreement
Singular Pronouns
When to Use "Me," I," and "Myself"
Simple Sentence
Fragments
Writing (Communications): Avoid expletives.
Writing (Communications): Avoid exclamation points.
Dangling Modifier
Phrase
Noun Phrase
Collective Noun
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Adverb
Appositive
Independent Clause
Direct Address
Conjunction
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Abstract Noun
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Gerund
Interjection
Compound-Complex Sentence
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Adjective
Antecedent
Article
Dependent Clause
Direct Object
Nonessential Elements
Preposition
Modifier
Object
Indirect Object
Parenthetical Elements
Participle
Parts of Speech
Predicate
Prefix
Pronoun
Punctuation
Compound Sentence
Contraction
Infinitive
Complex Sentence
Noun
Misplaced Modifiers
LifeTips Gurus
Deadines and Due Dates
Deadines and due dates for writers
Letter from the Editor
Guru FAQs
Make My Payday!
Grading Tips
Example: Good Tip
Example: Not-So Good Tip
Separation of Church and State (Tips)
Writer Memo: June 19 -What Makes a Good Tip
Answering User Questions
How to Maneuver Your Way Through the Writer's Admin Tool
The Writer's Job Board
Error Messages in Job Board
New Gigs
Guru Gigs
Public Service Gigs
LifeTips writers "Rules of the Road"
Answering User Questions: Tip Value
Answering User Questions
Writer Memo: April 17, 2006
Writer Memo: April 24, 2006
Writer Memo: May 1, 2006
Writer Memo: May 22, 2006
Writer Memo: May 8, 2006
Proofreading
Avoiding You/Your Errors
Proofreading Tip
Asking For Help
Locating Common Errors
Paired Punctuation
The Little Word That Packs a Big Punch
Comma Splices
Compound Sentence Commas
Introductory Commas after Dependent Clauses
Proofreading Your Own Work
Don't Trust Spell Check
Punctuation
Abbreviations: Academic Degrees & Religious Orders
Lowercase Abbreviations
All-Caps Abbreviations
Commas With Abbreviations
Introductory Clauses
Hyphens and Compound Nouns
Multi-word describers
Hyphens
Parentheses
Spacing After Periods
Possessives
Compound Possessives
Plural Possessives
Miscellaneous Possessives
Question Marks to Indicate a Question Within a Sentence
Punctuation With Quotation Marks
Redundant Phrases
absolutely nothing
desirable benefits
joint cooperation
joint partnership
few in number
brief in duration
but nevertheless
completely destroyed
each and every
equally as good
continue to remain
cooperate together
heat up
join together
assembled together
basic fundamentals
consensus of opinion
consequent results
advance warning
armed gunman
arrive on the scene
ask the question
disregard altogether
filled to capacity
final conclusion
absolutely complete
adequate enough
complete opposite
merged together
actual experience
mutual cooperation
past experience
plan ahead
postponed until later
Tied Up
Research and Reference Tools
A.P. Style Book
Writing (Communication): Persuade by example
Writing (Communication): Do your sentences measure up?
Creating a Well-written Press Release
Writing Articles for the Internet
Getting into the writing habit
When the going gets tough
How to build your portfolio or "clip file"
How to handle rejection
Research Ideas
Becoming an Expert
Salutations
Writing to Teenagers
Business Letter Salutation
Several Persons
Organization of Men
Organization of Women
Organization of Men & Women
Name Unknown, Gender Known
Name & Gender Unknown
Creating A Character
Hyphenated Names
Name Unknown, Gender Known
Name & Gender Unknown
Name & Gender Known
Name Known, Gender Unknown
One Woman, Title Preference Unknown
Gender Unknown
Two or More Men
Two or More Women
Married Couple, Wife Has Special Title
Woman & a Man
Married Couple, Both Have Special Titles
Married Couple, Wife Uses Maiden Name
Married Couple--Husband Has Special Title
Hyphenated Names
Looking For Reviews?
Semicolons
Can't Think Of An Idea?
Semicolons
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Writing Newsletter Archive
Serial Commas
Lay vs. Lie
Separation of Church and State (Tips)
Principal vs. Principle
Ensure, Insure, Assure
Flammable vs. Inflammable
Using Commas With Phrases
Introductory Requests & Commands
Introductory Adverbs & Phrases, Part I
Answering User Questions: Tip Value
Gender Unknown
Writer Memo: May 22, 2006
Hyphenated Names
Hyphenated Names
New Gigs
Guru Gigs
Writer Memo: April 17, 2006
Public Service Gigs
Example: Not-So Good Tip
Comma Splices
LifeTips writers "Rules of the Road"
Deadines and due dates for writers
Make My Payday!
How to Maneuver Your Way Through the Writer's Admin Tool
Letter from the Editor
Grading Tips
Answering User Questions
Looking For Reviews?
Can't Think Of An Idea?
Creating A Character
Fragments
Writing (Communication): Persuade by example
Writing (Communications): Avoid exclamation points.
Writing (Communications): Avoid expletives.
How to build your portfolio or "clip file"
Writing Articles for the Internet
Creating a Well-written Press Release
The Little Word That Packs a Big Punch
Using "That" or "Which?"
There, Their, and They're
Understanding Your Writing Career Options
Where to Find Freelance Writing Jobs
What is freelance writing?
Write Your Freelance Writing Business Plan
Start a Blog or Website to Showcase Your Writing
Why Do You Love Writing?
Writers Need to Read!
When to Use "Me," I," and "Myself"
"Obligated" versus "Obliged"
Guru FAQs
Proper Address to a Foreign Ambassador
The Writer's Job Board
Deadines and Due Dates
Answering User Questions
Affect vs. Effect
Nicknames
Common Nouns
General Directions
Acronyms
Telephone Numbers
Replacing Traditional Masculine Bias
Becoming an Expert
Infinitive
Noun Phrase
Participle
Pronoun
Self Pronouns
Pronoun Agreement
Correct & Incorrect Words
Asking For Help
Avoiding You/Your Errors
Miscellaneous Possessives
Possessives
Parentheses
Spacing After Periods
A.P. Style Book
Commas and States/Zip Codes
Commas for Special Emphasis
Compound Sentences vs. Compound Predicates
Error Messages in Job Board
Serial Commas
Lay vs. Lie
Separation of Church and State (Tips)
Principal vs. Principle
Ensure, Insure, Assure
Using Commas With Phrases
Introductory Requests & Commands
Introductory Adverbs & Phrases, Part I
Answering User Questions: Tip Value
Writer Memo: June 19 -What Makes a Good Tip
Gender Unknown
Writer Memo: May 8, 2006
Writer Memo: May 22, 2006
Hyphenated Names
Hyphenated Names
New Gigs
Writer Memo: May 1, 2006
Guru Gigs
Writer Memo: April 24, 2006
Writer Memo: April 17, 2006
Public Service Gigs
Example: Good Tip
Example: Not-So Good Tip
Comma Splices
Lifetips writers "Rules of the Road"
Deadines and due dates for writers
Make My Payday!
How to Maneuver Your Way Through the Writer's Admin Tool
Letter from the Editor
Grading Tips
Answering User Questions
Donīt Trust Spell Check
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Donīt Trust Spell Check
Donīt Trust Spell Check
Question Within a Sentence
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
The last day of the year!
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Donīt Trust Spell Check
Becoming an Expert
Question Within a Sentence
Donīt Trust Spell Check
Becoming an Expert
Asking For Help
Semicolons and Internal Clauses
Becoming an Expert
Proofreading Help
Don`t Trust Spell Check
Proofreading Tips
Proofreading Tips
Proofreading Tips
Proofreading Tips
Proofreading Tips
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Salutations for Business Letters
Singular Pronouns
Pronoun Agreement
Common Grammar Errors & How to Avoid Them
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words
Compound Sentences vs. Compound Predicates
Punctuation With Abbreviations
Punctuation With Abbreviations
Punctuation With Abbreviations
Commonly Misused Words & Phrases
Commonly Misused Words & Phrases
Commonly Misused Words & Phrases
Commonly Misused Words & Phrases
Punctuation: Commas With Introductory Phrases
Punctuation: Commas With Introductory Phrases
Punctuation: Commas With Introductory Phrases
Punctuation: Commas With Introductory Phrases
Proofreading: Asking for help
Proofreading: Spell Check
Proofreading: Paired Punctuation
Proofreading Tips
ePublisher Catalogs
Submitting Your Manuscript
ePublishing Contracts
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 27, Evaluating ePublishers
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 26, Locating an ePublisher
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 25, Project Journals for Holiday Celebrations
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 24, Keeping a Project Journal
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 23, Keeping vs. Discarding Your Journals
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 22, Keeping Your Journal Private
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 21, Length of a Copyright
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 20, Registering A Copyright
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 19, Getting A Copyright
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 18, What A Copyright Covers
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 16, Tools for Keeping a Journal
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 15, Rules for Journal Writing
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 14, The Decision to Keep a Journal
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 13, Timed Writing Exercises for Journal Writing
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 12: More Internet Research Tips
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 11: Finding expert assistance
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 10: Internet Research Tools
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 9: Library Reference Desk
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 8: Punctuation with Quotation Marks
Writing Tips Newsletter, Issue 7: Dashes
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 6: Comma Splices
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 5: Semicolons
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 4: Affect vs. Effect
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 3: Pronoun Agreement
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 2: Different From
Writing-tips Newsletter, Issue 1: Subject/Verb Agreement
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