Are You a Super Reader (and Writer)? It is so much fun watching my four-year-old develop a passion for letters, their sounds, and the words that they create. Yes, even when this means singing our ’A, B C’s’ over and over, listening to the constant inquisition about the sound that each letter makes and how [...]
In business, bad writing can close doors before one even has the opportunity to ring the doorbell. Last week I had lunch with a lawyer friend who was recently hired by a major Boston-based non-profit organization. She shared her good news, along with her challenges of finding a good nanny for her two young children [...]
“Where oh where have the commas gone, oh where oh where can they be??” Commas help your reader figure out which words go together in a sentence and which parts of your sentences are most important. Missing commas may confuse the reader, signal ignorance of writing rules, or indicate carelessness. A comma acts as a [...]
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