The English language is confusing and full of nuances—that’s why we have style guides. They help us keep our tools and our rules straight. I recommend three (with downloadable PDFs!).
LET’S WRITE A SHORT STORY by Joe Bunting. Published in 2012, eight chapters walk a new writer through the short story writing and publication process.
Why do people make resolutions if they’re just going to quit when it looks like, to reach their goals, they’ll actually have to take a beating?
To be honest, I didn’t know “Oxford Comma” was a phrase people used to refer to a serial comma until this past summer when I heard it in this Vampire Weekend song.