Using Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Using Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Using Transitive and Intransitive Verbs I love getting into the nitty-gritty grammar stuff. The picky stuff. The we-seriously-have-rules-for-that? stuff. Transitive and intransitive verbs are just that. We actually took verbs, cut them down the middle and gave them...
What Is a Dependent Clause and How Is It Used?

What Is a Dependent Clause and How Is It Used?

What Is a Dependent Clause and How Is It Used? Without you, a dependent clause would be out there in the world, lost and alone. Sentences would lack much-needed descriptions, and writing, in general, would suffer. Fortunately, we have you, the writers of the world,...
Writing Pet Peeves: Cringing While You Read

Writing Pet Peeves: Cringing While You Read

Writing Pet Peeves: Cringing While You Read You know those times when you just want to kick back and enjoy scrolling through Facebook, and then you see a friend’s post that confused “your” and “you’re” and you feel like your head is going to explode? Frustrating,...