Writing wrongs #2: that’s how(ever) for now!

‘However’ is often used incorrectly by all kinds of smart folks. And it’s used a lot. Unlike many more complicated things in English, there are hard and fast (and easy) rules to follow when you’re using this word, however you’re using it. Nail it and you’ll be smart and awesome and your writing will sparkle … Continue Reading

Writing wrongs #1: to dash or not to dash?

In the first of this series, in which I’ll be doing my best to steer you towards writing awesomeness, I’ll be taking a look at that ol’ family favourite – the dash.

Let me be straight with you. I ain’t talking about hyphens.

Dashes look like this: – (en dash/rule) or — (em dash/rule).
A hyphen is the teeny line … Continue Reading