From Grammarly: How well do you know your grammar? Affect vs. Effect

All writers know that grammar is important. And the company Grammarly likes to put a fun spin on learning grammar. How big of a grammar nerd are you? TakeTake Grammarly's quiz to show how much you know about affect vs. effect: To learn more about affect vs. effect, check out Grammarly's in-depth blog post that …

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From Grammarly: Valentine’s Day and Online Dating

Grammarly always has fun holiday infographics. For Valentine's Day, they've teamed up with eHarmony to see how people's writing, based on their dating profiles, affected their chances of getting a date. Grammarly reviewed 10,000 eHarmony male/female matches generated by eHarmony’s matching algorithm. Fifty percent of the matches advanced to two-way communication, while the other 50 percent …

From Grammarly: Should You Send Them a Holiday Card?

Unsure of whether or not you should send our holiday cards this year? Use Grammarly's flowchart to figure out what to do! Did you know? Americans send 1.6 billion holiday cards annually [Source] Women purchase an estimated 80% of all greeting cards [Source] E-cards have become an environmentally friendly alternative to paper cards [Source] Christmas …

International Literacy Day

Today is International Literacy Day. Grammarly (https://www.grammarly.com/plagiarism-checker) has made a helpful infographic that sheds light on the importance of literacy. According to Grammarly, 757 million adults age 15+ cannot read or write. UNESCO started the very first International Literacy Day on September 8, 1966, but there is still a ways to go.

So You Want to Write a Novel: Five Writing Mistakes, According to Grammarly

Grammarly, a platform that helps writers edit, has taken NaNoWriMo to a new level the past two years with its novel writing group @Grammowrimo. Last November, Grammarly worked with 500 writers to produce a 40,000 word novel. In addition to publishing a novel, they've compiled a list of the top five common writing mistakes. See their …

#GrammoWriMo: The Largest Group of Authors to Collaborate on a Novel

NaNoWriMo is coming up, and for those who don't know, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. During the month of November, writers pledge to write at least 50,000 words. I've done it in the past, and it feels great to finish! This year, Grammarly is participating in NaNoWriMo, but with a twist. They're launching project #GrammoWriMo, which aims …

A Guide to Grammarly, The World’s Best Grammar Checker

SPONSORED POST I was lucky enough to recently be granted access to Grammarly, to check out all its features. And boy, are there a lot of features. But, first a little background. Grammarly is an automated proofreader, which checks for over 250 types of grammatical errors. This includes parallelism, misplaced modifiers, comma splices, subject-verb agreement, …