Capitalisation

As a content writer it is important that capitalisation is used correctly. This is especially important when working with government clients and adhering to style guides. The word capital comes from the Latin word capitula and was used to describe the first word of a...

Verbs

Verbs are the most important part of a sentence and are used to express an action or state of being. There are different types of verbs: Action verbs: these power your sentence and are used to express an action, i.e. she threw a plate.  Linking...

Basic grammar guide

As a content writer and editor it is important for me to know the best (and worse) usage of grammar. But even people working with words all day need a reminder of grammatical terms and what they mean. Following is a list of terms and their meanings....

Apostrophes

Even content writers and editors sometimes pause to think about apostrophe placement. For such a small mark apostrophes cause the most confusion and are probably the most misused (or unused) grammatical mark. Following are some simple guidelines on apostrophes and...