Once Upon a Time….

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  A Common Grammar Rule You Think You Know! Grammatically Correct, 2nd Edition by Anne Stilman THE ADVERB-ADJECTIVE DISTINCTION Much could be written on adverbs, but the most needful point to make about them is simply. USE THE DARN THINGS WHEN THEY’RE CALLED FOR!   (Primers on e-mail etiquette advise that all-caps text can be interpreted as …

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Words your editor will delete from your writing as posted on the Writer’s Circle.com 2015 “And then the meeting was suddenly interrupted by a very loud noise that startled the board members.” If the previous sentence isn’t a train wreck to you, it’s perhaps time to analyze your own writing. The sentence should hopefully drive …

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