Monday, December 27, 2010

Resource Roundup: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style

Enjoy this month’s roundup of sites designed to help you perfect the finer points of grammar, punctuation, and style.

Better Writing Skills: Writing tips about ampersands, punctuation, character spacing, apostrophes, semicolons, and commas.

English Style Guide: Contains various hints on how to use metaphors, punctuation, figures, hyphens, etc.

40+ Tips to Improve your Grammar and Punctuation: Covers the parts of speech, punctuation, and spelling.

Grammar Girl: Short, friendly tips and memory tricks make complex grammar questions simple.

The Guide to Grammar and Writing: An older site that still offers useful info on word choice, sentence and paragraph structure, and essay and research paper development.

How to Use English Punctuation Correctly: A useful crash course in English punctuation.

HyperGrammar: Take an extensive grammar course (via the ‘Net) from the University of Ottawa’s Writing Centre.

Jack Lynch’s Guide to Grammar and Style: An assortment of grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: Explains common grammar mistakes, basic punctuation, basic sentence concepts, etc.

Writer’s Block: Cover abbreviations, capitalization, numbers, punctuation, word usage, and writing styles.

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  1. You're welcome. I'm glad it proved useful.

  2. This is a great list! I added them all to my bookmarks. Grammar Girl was the only one I'd stumbled onto by myself. Now if only there was some way to just directly insert the information into my brain...

  3. When you figure out how to do the brain feed, let us know!

  4. Thanks for sharing this nice post. When you are planning to write some thing in English Language, it is very important to follow the Grammar and Punctuation tips to express your idea concisely.