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COMMON ERRORS
Here's a list of common writing errors. Click on the name to read an explanation of the error and how to correct it.

  • 'A' or 'An'
  •                
  • Agreement (Subject & Verb)
  • Agreement (Tenses)
  •                
  • Accept or Except
  • Affect or Effect
  •                
  • All Right
  • A Lot
  •                
  • Apostrophes
  • Both or And
  •                
  • Colons
  • Commas
  •                
  • Comma Splices
  • Dangling modifiers
  •                
  • Dashes and Hyphens
  • Deadwood
  •                
  • Due to
  • Either or Or
  •                
  • Emphasis
  • Exclamations
  •                
  • Fused Sentences
  • Italics
  •                
  • Its or It's
  • Loose and Lose
  •                
  • Modifiers
  • Parallelism
  •                
  • Periods
  • Possessives
  •                
  • Pretentious Language
  • Pronoun Agreement
  •                
  • Pronoun Reference
  • Question Marks
  •                
  • Quotation Marks
  • Repetition
  •                
  • Semicolons
  • Sentence Fragments
  •                
  • Tense Shifting
  • Their or There or They're
  •                
  • Titles
  • Underlining
  •                
  • Writing Numbers


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