Simple but effective tools to ensure good grammar in your writing

There are tons of newfangled applications, tools, and other resources and best practices that we writers can use to ensure our writing adheres to the tenets of good grammar.

Some writers swear by all the new high-tech apps, and I think it’s smart to give them a whirl and see if they offer any benefits for your writing.

I’m a lover of gadgets and technology. I’m still crazy about my iPhone, I love my Kindle, and I have a lot of fun with my iPad Mini. However, when it comes to writing, and more specifically, when it comes to proofreading and editing to make sure my grammar is correct, I’ve found that I like to stick with the basics.


Like I said, I like gadgets and technology, so if any writers out there have discovered some great new grammar tools, please tell us about them in the comments. Until then, here are the tried-and-true tools that I like to use for strengthening the grammar in my writing:

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Posted on juin 12, 2014 in English grammar

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