The Case of the Missing Apostrophe

So Waterstone’s is dropping the apostrophe to become Waterstones (note how I, unlike everyone else on the internet that has written about this, am not asking you to note the correct use of the apostrophe when I type Waterstone’s). Now I like an apostrophe as much as the next man – I’ve read Eats, ShootsContinue reading “The Case of the Missing Apostrophe”

The exclamation mark

I read a lot of advice-for-writer web pages. If there is one link that I am guaranteed to follow from a twitter post it is something that claims to offer me some advice or a list of rules to make writing easier and better. Mostly they don’t me tell anything I haven’t read elsewhere. IfContinue reading “The exclamation mark”