writing

Gist Is Not Spelled With A J, Folks

The gist is simple: gist is spelled with a G, not a J. It’s one of a handful of English words which begin with a soft G sound and are spelled that way. Gin, anyone?


Why We Spell 'Focusing' And 'Focused' With Just One S

Focusing and focused are words that cause frequent spelling confusion. Do they have one S or two? And why?


Choose The Right Topic If You Want To Make Money From Your Blog

It really is possible to make a decent living or at least generate side income by blogging — but you have to have a strategy. Problogger points out three key factors that influence how successful, revenue-wise, your blog might be.


Shorten Breakfast To Brekkie For Maximum Accuracy

When breakfast sounds too informal, we’re happy to shorten it to brekkie. But what’s the correct way to spell that?


How To Write With Substance And Improve Your Communication

Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words. Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication and the text that powers it become increasingly inseparable.


Google Handwriting Input Writes Text In Android The Old-Fashioned Way

Android: Ever since personal computers became a thing, handwriting has become less and less common. However, if you’re still in love with the good, old-fashioned writing method, Google’s new handwriting keyboard allows you to write words to input them as text.


Every Day, Everyday People Choose The Wrong Spelling For This Word

They’re the same words in the same order — but one has a space and one doesn’t, and they mean different things. Here’s what you need to know to use everyday and every day correctly.


Canned Emails Suggests Templates For Common Email Responses

Web: Even a simple email can be annoying to write — especially if you aren’t quite sure how to put your delicate matter. Canned Emails takes common problems and makes an email template for you.


Fiddle Is A Collaborative Markdown Tool For The Web

When it comes to collaborative editing, Google Docs is the go-to for most. But if you’re looking for something easy that doesn’t require a login, Fiddle is a simple Markdown editor for collaborative editing.


Keep A 'Single-Sentence Journal' If You Don't Have Time To Write

Journalling boosts creativity and helps you reflect, but it can be time-consuming to write a page or two every single day. If you don’t feel like you have time to journal regularly, start a “single-sentence journal”.