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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Oxford Dictionaries Online: Useful writing advice for free

Besides producing and selling excellent printed resources, Oxford Dictionaries provides, at no cost, a ton of useful information and advice on writing at its website:
  • Better Writing--including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and abbreviations
  • Word of Words--including a blog and frequently asked questions
  • Puzzles and Games--including crosswords and Hangman.
Today's edition (Dec. 4) of my online daily paper, Garbl's Style: Write Choices, included this article from the Oxford Dictionaries website:
Let there be concord: some tips on bringing agreement to subjects and verbs.
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Garbl's Style is available at the Editorial Style tab above and by free email subscription. Of course, my own website, Garbl's Writing Center, also provides a ton of writing advice and resources:
  • Garbl's Writing Resources Online
  • Garbl's Editorial Style Manual
  • Garbl's Concise Writing Guide
  • Garbl's Plain English Writing Guide
  • Garbl's Writing Bookshelf.
Also available is my writing, editing and training business: Garbl's Pencil & Good Cause Communications.

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