Writing Tips, Tools, and Tidbits!

Writing Tips, Tools, and Tidbits!

Writers Unite!’s mission is to offer a haven for writers to share their work and hone their craft. As the writing process is our focus, author and WU! admin, Lynn Miclea, has created a series of “tips, tools, and tidbits” about writing for our members and anyone interested in writing can use to improve their writing. This page will contain links to these great tools.

ARTICLE INDEX:

Lie versus Lay

i.e. versus e.g.

Dashes and Hyphens

Less versus Fewer

Then versus Than

Its versus It’s

Who’s versus Whose

Your versus You’re

Their, They’re, and There

Who versus Whom

Affect vs Effect

Further versus Farther

PAST versus PASSED

Bring versus Take

Discreet versus Discrete

Accept versus Except

Breath versus Breathe

Sight, Site, and Cite

Appraise versus Apprise

Principal versus Principle

Wave versus Waive

Lose versus Loose

Bare versus Bear

Compliment versus Complement

Insure, Ensure, and Assure

Subjunctive Mood

DESSERT versus DESERT

Assent versus Ascent

Capital versus Capitol

Counsel versus Council

Stationery versus Stationary

Advice versus Advise

That, Which, and Who

Attain versus Obtain

LIGHTNING versus LIGHTENING

Sit, Set, and Sat

Contronyms

Kangaroo Words

HOMONYMS, HOMOPHONES, AND HOMOGRAPHS
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About the Author:

LYNN MICLEA is a writer, author, editor, and dog lover. Lynn has written numerous short stories and has published 25 books with more on the way. She writes science fiction, thrillers, suspense, paranormal, mystery, romance, memoirs, self-help guided imagery, and children’s stories (fun animal stories about kindness, believing in yourself, and helping others). Originally from New York, Lynn currently lives in southern California with her loving and supportive husband.

Please visit Lynn’s website at www.lynnmiclea.com for more grammar tips and information about her books.
Please visit her blog at www.lynnpuff.wordpress.com for more short stories and articles.

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