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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