Resources for Writers By Mary Jaksch Share342 +130 Tweet272 Share30Shares 674Grammar mistakes are embarrassing, don’t you agree? To save you embarrassment, WritetoDone collaborated with Grammarly and Daily Writing Tips to compile a list of 30 outstanding grammar tips for writers. You’ll find 10 of these grammar tips here on WritetoDone. We’ve woven them into a quiz. The other 20 tips can be found on Grammarly and on Daily Writing Tips. Use these handy tips to improve your writing so your work will be clearer, accurate, and more professional. In the quiz below, you’ll find 10 grammar tips for writers. Can you find the correct answer? Once you’ve finished the quiz, continue the treasure hunt by clicking on the links below to find the next 20 grammar tips for writers at Grammarly and Daily Writing Tips. 1. Apostrophe or not? The Joneses daughter is training to be a dentist. The Jones’ daughter is training to be a dentist. 2. Each other or One another? The jury members spoke with one another before reaching a verdict. The jury members spoke with each other before reaching a verdict. 3. Effect or Affect? The earthquake did not affect the newly constructed buildings; the older ones were damaged. The earthquake did not effect the newly constructed buildings; the older ones were damaged. 4. Logical Comparisons: Which Version is Correct? The rules of tennis are easier than rugby. The rules of tennis are easier than those of rugby. 5. Can You Match the Verb with the Pronoun? Either Henry or his colleagues has to take responsibility for the fiasco. Either Henry or his colleagues have to take responsibility for the fiasco. 6. It’s or Its: Which is Correct Here? It’s not true that winter has lost its bite. Its not true that winter has lost it’s bite. 7. Besides or Beside? Besides the tent, he needed to buy a raincoat, stove, and canned food for his trek. Beside the tent, he needed to buy a raincoat, stove, and canned food for his trek. 8. Many, a Lot, Few or Less? A lot of people like chocolate; less people like pineapple. Many people like chocolate; fewer people like pineapple. 9. Each or Every? Every child was inoculated. Each and every child was inoculated. 10. Active or Passive? She was brutally attacked by some people. Some people attacked her brutally. —————————————————————————————————– Well done for completing the quiz! How did you go? Now go to Daily Writing Tips and Grammarly to find the next group of 10 tips.