I like the red underlines made by spell check. I like to know when I’ve made a spelling mistake or a typo. I would love them more if spell check were smart enough to know when I should use further
Punctuation marks are like traffic signs to guide your readers. Use too many and they could become confused. You’ll raise your risk of making mistakes, especially with those nuclear warhead apostrophes. What’s more, too much punctuation can make your page look cluttered.
Last year I asked people what makes them crazy when it came to writing. Getting started, coming up with ideas, punctuation and other issues led to posts that answered their writing questions. The comments also inspired chapters in my new