Links to Maeveâ€™s 2007 essays at DWT (Daily Writing Tips)
- 27: Time Words: Era, Epoch, and Eon
- 24: Farther, Further: What’s the Difference?
- 21: Go Ahead, Put that Preposition at the End!
- 20: Usage That Provokes Blackboard Moments
- 17: January 1 Doesn’t Need an -st
- 15: Writing About History
- 13: Multiple Plurals, Multiple Meanings
- 12: Gentle and Genteel
- 07: “Famous” Doesn’t Apply to Murderers or Gangsters
- 04: Better Use “Redneck” with Care
- 29: Doublets: An Endless Source of Fascination
- 28: Chant and Cant
- 23: “Black Friday” An Unfortunate Expression
- 21: It’s Not The Ox-Bow “Incidence“
- 15: Jane Austen Did Not Write Epics
- 10: Are You Sure You Mean Moot?
- 05: Among/Amongst: Is there a Difference?
- 03: Gods and Ducks – Get It Right
- 30: Different from, Different to, Different than
- 27: Is it Libel, or is it Slander?
- 25: Between and Among
- 23: Disinterested Not the Same as Uninterested
- 18: Don’t Be Vexed by Vexillology
- 17: Percentage and Percentile
- 15: Pushing Up Daisies and Other Euphemisms for Death
- 11: A Diploma is not a Degree
- 09: TV’s War on Me and I
- 08: Glimpse and Glance: Same or Different?
- 04: Spelling Reform and the Writer
- 02: People versus Persons
- 28: No More Used Cars
- 20: CAUTION: Merging Words
- 19: Battle of the Dictionaries
- 18: The Six Spellings of Long E
- 17: Forte or Fort, Cache or Cachet?
- 14: In Quest of a Standard American Pronunciation
- 12: Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel
- 11: Learn to Spell by Phonograms, not Letters
- 10: Seen in the Classifieds
- 06: Caesar Sat on the Dais
- 03: Comparative Forms of Adjectives
- 01: Quiet or Quite?
- 29: Is that -ness Really Necessary?
- 27: Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style
- 25: Fictional and Fictitious
- 22: Words with the Suffixes -ance and -ence
- 21: One Size Does Not Fit All
- 20: French Words for Writers
- 18: Stationery, Cemetery, and Shepherd
- 17: Novelist, Read The Bible!
- 15: Five Spelling Rules for Silent Final E
- 13: The Many Forms of the Verb TO BE
- 10: Misspelled Numbers, Months, and Days
- 09: Could Care Less versus Couldn’t Care Less
- 08: Needed: New Singular Possessive Adjective Combining his and her
- 06: The Truth About It’s
- 04: O Second Person Singular, Where Art Thou?
- 02: Be Sure to Check Your Sources
- 31: Lying in State: Changing Perceptions Change Language
- 29: Less is More When it Comes to Unique
- 28: Who Is My Neighbor?
- 26: Orwell: Timeless Guidelines for Writers
- 24: Folks versus People
- 24: English Spelling is Not Total Chaos
- 19: Putting on Airs or Expressing One’s Thoughts?
- 17: Breaking the Lockjam and Buttoning Down the Hatches
- 16: Less/Fewer; Number/Amount: Still Salvageable
- 14: Where and Whence
- 12: Dealing with “he said” and “she said“
- 11: Five Frequently Misused Verbs: Go, Come, Write, Give, and Eat
- 10: Loose or Lose?
- 09: Lay/Lie: Moribund, but Not Dead Yet
- 05: Idiomatic English
- 04: Mind Your -eds
- 02: Prepositions for the Perplexed
- 01: When to use “on” and when to use “in“
- 29: Consistent Style Sheet Eliminates Value Judgments
- 26: Me, Myself, and I
- 25: Careful with Words Used as Noun and Verb
- 22: The Possessive Apostrophe
- 21: Whatever Happened to “Arrested”?
- 21: Beware the shifting tense
- 19: All Pronoun Cases Are Created Equal
- 18: The Gentleman Fled on Foot
- 13: Advertising May Be Harmful to Your Spelling
- 12: Clauses that need companionship
- 07: I Hate “Kids“
- 03: Beware of “Whom“
May 2007: Launch month for Daily Writing Tips
NOTE: Electronic rights to the articles linked from this page belong to Daniel Scocco. All other rights (print, translation, etc.) belong to Maeve Maddox, a.k.a. Margaret Joan Maddox, Ph.D.