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By Mary Morel | August 2017 Titles and headings help make your writing engaging Journalists understand the power of the title in an online article. Titles are the first thing you read and they must engage your attention. Take these … Read More
By Mary Morel | July 2017 Online writing classes and courses I often take online classes and courses out of interest and to keep up with what’s happening in the online space. I am currently doing a class with writers.com, the first … Read More
By Mary Morel | May 2017 Dangling, misplaced and squinting modifiers I sometimes wonder who invents grammar terms. This month I looked at dangling, misplaced and squinting modifiers. What’s wrong with these sentences that Liz Boulter gives in her Guardian article, Excuse … Read More
By Mary Morel | January 2016 Spacing after end punctuation Question: Should you use one or two spaces after end punctuation? Answer: One space. The Australian Commonwealth Style manual: for authors, editors and printers says: ‘In typewritten (as distinct from typeset) … Read More