Writing Practice – Do Your Own Photo Stories…

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Over the years I have received many e-mails from visitors to my writing help websites asking me something like, “How can I improve my writing in English?” My standard answer has always been “… practice, practice, and more practice.” I still think that is the best advice, but the problem ...

How To Overcome Writer’s Block

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

One of the most serious problems that many of us face on an almost daily basis is the problems that arise when faced with a blank page or screen. In fact, there’s nothing much worse in the office or school environment than having to deal with the dreaded “writer’s block” ...

Writing Help Top 10 – 2013

Monday, December 30th, 2013

This is my usual year-end blog post. During 2013 more than 3.5 million people from over 220 countries visited my various writing help websites looking for information and templates to help them with their writing projects. So, in my year-end post to The Write Place Blog I am giving you ...

Two-Word Verbs (3) – The List Goes On…

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

I posted the first two parts of my two-word verb list in October 2012 (those starting with letters a to g); and in March 2013 (for the letters h to q). This final installment covers those two-word verbs that start with letters r to w. As I pointed out in ...

Writing Help Top 10 – 2012

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

During 2012 more than 4 million people from over 220 countries visited my various writing help websites looking for information and templates to help them with their writing projects. So, in my year-end post to The Write Place Blog I am giving you the top ten most popular writing help ...

Commonly Confused Words/Terms – No. 5

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Here’s the next one in my ongoing series about common errors used in everyday English. It’s another excerpt from my “list” of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as “colloquialisms” but should not be ...

More Commonly Confused Words/Terms (4)

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Here's another one in my ongoing series about common errors used in everyday English. It’s another excerpt from my "list" of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as "colloquialisms" but should not be used ...

More Everyday Writing Errors: Commonly Confused Words/Terms (3)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

This is another in my ongoing series about common errors in everyday English. It's another excerpt from my "list" of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as "colloquialisms" but should not be used in ...

Writing Help Top 10 For 2011

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Thanks to master of the online universe Google, total traffic to my writing help websites actually dropped in 2011. According to my latest stats, the total number of visits to my two primary “writing help” websites this past year was about 4.4 million (3.6 unique visitors), from more than 220 ...

More Everyday Writing Errors: Commonly Confused Words/Terms (2)

Monday, October 31st, 2011

This is another in my ongoing series about common errors in everyday English. Commonly Confused Words/Terms (No. 2) This is from my "list" of words and/or terms that I notice are commonly confused in everyday writing and speaking. Some of these words/terms are used in informal speech as "colloquialisms" but should not ...