These writing prompts will help ensure a rigorous review of any work of non-fiction.
Weird Al's Word Crimes
The music video for Weird Al Yankovic's 'Word Crimes' is a great release from his new album, 'Mandatory Fun'.
Neil Gaiman's commencement speech inspires art
Neil Gaiman's May 2012 commencement speech to The University of the Arts inspired students to make good art, always.
10 ways to start your story better
Jacob M. Appel of Writer's Digest offers these ten ways to write the best introduction with which to open your story.
The digital dilution of English
The Oxford English Dictionary has recognized as words the vocabulary of social media, including 'tweet' and 'unfriend'. Is English ready for such additions?
The errors of daylight saving time
Daylight saving time is a practice that rarely received the benefit of proper literary usage. Here are the common errors and corrections for referring to DST.
Grammar nazis and other extremes
A video from College Humor and a news report from The Onion show us the extremes of good and bad grammar.
The rhetoric of the Apple iPad
The Apple iPad tablet computer was unveiled in a rhetoric-filled presentation, distilled here into three minutes of adjectives.