Split Infinitives: Should You Split Hairs Over Them?

For over two hundred years there has been controversy surrounding split infinitives and their usage in writing. To clarify, a split infinitive occurs when a word (almost always an adverb) is inserted between the ‘to’ and the verb in a sentence. Perhaps the most famous example of a split infinitive: “To boldly go (where no … Continue reading Split Infinitives: Should You Split Hairs Over Them?

Why You Should be Using the Serial Comma

The serial comma, most commonly known as the Oxford comma or the Harvard comma, is used before a coordinating conjunction ('and' or 'or') in a list of three or more items in a list. For example: Cheddar, brie, and gorgonzola. The serial comma remains a controversial topic among grammar enthusiasts, some arguing that it is unnecessary … Continue reading Why You Should be Using the Serial Comma

The Phantom Home Invader: A True Story

Throughout my childhood and early teens, I experienced many paranormal events. These experiences stopped when I was around seventeen, so it is entirely feasible to assume that they were merely the product of an overactive imagination. But one haunting felt so lucid, so undeniably real. Although I am a writer, this is not a work … Continue reading The Phantom Home Invader: A True Story