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my type of number

For reasons I’m not entirely sure of, I’ve recently started teaching myself to touch-type numbers. By this I mean the numbers above the letters on a standard keyboard, not the 3×3 number pad on the side. 370 more words


Writing 101: Day 27: By the Dots

By the Dots

We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? 55 more words

Semicolon ;

A semicolon is used when a sentence could’ve ended, but it didn’t..

In the past few weeks I could have ended my life. But thankfully, I didn’t. 18 more words


Interview with Ariel Kalati

In preparation for Ch1Con this coming weekend, we’re posting interviews with all our wonderful speakers this week! Today’s interview is with Ariel Kalati, who will be speaking on writing despite all the excuses not to on Saturday. 620 more words

2014 Conference

I'm So Sorry, Diana Ross!

But I had to. I mean, the song was practically written for this.


Presenting yet another ridiculous grammar song!

Stop! At the Period

Music: The Supremes… 115 more words


Punctuation Rules: Semi-colon

Uses of Semi-colon

1. We sometimes use a semi-colon instead of a full stop or period. This is to separate sentences that are grammatically independent but that have closely connected meaning. 137 more words

Grammar: Clauses and Sentences

The terms “independent clause” and “dependent clause” get tossed around by English teachers and writers because we assume that everyone knows what clauses are.

That assumption, of course, is a bad one to make. 730 more words