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Elements of Style

Elements of Style: A Practical Guide and Masterful Memoir

Lindsey Mead | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Lindsey Mead

I named Erin Gates' Elements of Style my most-anticipated book of 2014, and I have been eagerly awaiting its arrival all year. I was not disappointed.

This Person Is Living Your Dream Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

Style is subjective, but the elements of style are pretty universal. Few people know this better than blogger-turned-interior designer and author Erin...

On This Matter of Learning to Write

Bill Stieger | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
Bill Stieger

If a would-be writer is serious about his intention to become a fine writer, he would do well to get his head out of the vampire/zombie dreck that somehow passes for literature and discover the masters.

5 Business Writing Tips To Make Readers Hang On Your Every Word

Dan Roitman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Small Business
Dan Roitman

Your writing, after all, reflects your thinking. Disorganized or imprecise language often points to muddled thoughts, whereas direct, influential writing stems from a clear thought process.

Cute Pigs Correcting Your Grammar

Posted 07.11.2012 | Books

Today would have been E.B. White's 113th birthday. Perhaps most famous for penning "Charlotte's Web" and "Stuart Little," he was also a regular contri...

Andrew Losowsky

Nine Reference Books We'd Like To See Made Into Movies | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books

A "Guinness World Records" movie is in the works, according to The Guardian. No details are yet forthcoming, but how hard can it be to turn a referenc...

WATCH: Hilarious, Ridiculous 'Elements Of Style' Rap

Zoë Triska | Posted 02.18.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

I decided to bring just one book, to act as a symbol of my monumental move (as a former Literature major, everything is symbolic to me). The one I chose was the newer edition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style with beautiful illustrations by Maira Kalman.

Spotted Reading In Public: The Classics We Saw You Reading (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

People seem to be reverting to the comfort of reading classics in the cold weather. We spotted lots of them out there, among the breezy reads. What we...

6 Word Memoirs On Intimate Relationships

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Instead of just stringing together a list of six words, choose words that tell the story of your intimate relationships, not as you would like them to be, but as they really are for you.

New York Times CorrectionWatch: Style Wars

Melissa Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Melissa Kirsch

A minor blunder in the New York Times produces minor hilarity and profound self-flagellation.