In our editing, we often note that writers misuse titles in three key ways . . .
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Claire Kerhwald Cook notes that when however means “but” or “in spite of that,” the term “should follow the element that contrasts with something previously stated” . . .
To determine how to style an online work, consider the work’s length, genre, and context . . .
Many writers substitute the phrase between you and I for between you and me . . .
Some writers incorrectly use like in sentences, such as the title of this blog post, that require as. Other writers, wary of like, avoid the term even in sentences that require it . . .
After reading the title of this post, you probably think that I will be telling you about an answer that is mixed up . . .
Apostrophes can be used in three ways . . .
Writers sometimes ask their readers to understand too much. Here are a few common problems and how to remedy them. . . .
When each part of a plural subject possesses something individually, the thing possessed must generally be in the plural as well. But in several cases, the thing possessed should be in the singular. . . .
Learn how to handle titles with tricky punctuation.
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