3 Ways to Drive Any Self-Respecting Editor Crazy
The top things writers do that drive our lead editor and style maven, Dear Megan, to question her sanity.
Don’t Leave It Dangling: A Guide to Modifiers
Dear Megan’s guide to dangling participles, misplaced modifiers and a tiny rant about why good grammar matters.
Before You Press Publish: A Blog Editor’s Checklist
Use this checklist to ensure your blog post has a fighting chance when it goes live online.
5 Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing
So you want to be a better writer in 2015? Start by resolving to follow these five tips.
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Dear Megan Rages Against the Exclamation Point (and Rightly So!)
Exclamation points don’t belong in your business copy. Sorry, they just don’t. Dear Megan explains.
The Importance of Being Ernest: Keep It Simple, Writers
Are you a Hemingway or Faulkner? Dear Megan makes the case for trading your thesaurus for clear, simple and unembellished prose.
Just Keep Writing: Letters to My Younger Writer Self
A professional writer’s love/hate relationship with writing chronicled in a collection of letters to her younger self.
The 5 Golden Rules of Good Content Writing
Creating good content starts with following these five basic rules.
Should You Be a Freelance Content Marketing Writer?
Do you have what it takes to be a content marketing writer? Find out how to break into this emerging field.
Comma Splices and Cliches: Don’t Even (Seriously, for My Sanity)
What’s displeasing Dear Megan? Plenty. But let’s start with comma splices and clichés.
The Oxford Comma: Heave it or Leave it? (Prepare for Verbal Fisticuffs)
In this week’s Dear Megan column, our resident style maven goes head to head with the Oxford comma.
Dear Megan: Passive (Boo Hiss) Versus Active (Hooray) Voice
Our resident grammarian and style expert, Dear Megan, kicks off her inaugural column with a tipsy reminder about passive and active voice construction.