Authors often mention to me that they are confused about whether to use double or single quotation marks in their quoted material. The answer depends on whether you are writing in Continue reading Do I Use Double Quotes or Single Quotes?
Every day I come across sentences in which authors accidentally repeat the same meaning. Redundancy can take many forms, but for this post we’ll focus on the use of two redundant verbs.
This type of redundancy often occurs when we try to add a second verb for emphasis or effect. Sometimes this is helpful or necessary, but most of the time Continue reading Avoid Redundant Verbs