Punctuation Wars: The Oxford Comma

September 4, 2014 by Evan Braun

Any observant reader may notice that the English language is not quite punctuated uniformly... Click to continue reading

The Importance of Mastering Grammar

August 7, 2014 by Evan Braun

While suffering through high school math classes, I used to slouch in my desk chair as the teacher scrawled out long, blackboard-spanning explanations of quadratic equations... Click to continue reading

On the Use of Semicolons

July 2, 2014 by Evan Braun

The semicolon is one of the most divisive and misused punctuation marks in the English language; the evidence is all around us... Click to continue reading

"Let's discuss dialogue tags," he said.

June 4, 2014 by Evan Braun

One of the most basic and important skills in writing fiction—and also in non-fiction, though to a slightly lesser degree—is mastering the use of the dialogue tag... Click to continue reading