Masooma Memon

Masooma Memon

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Writing 101

Both canceled (one L) and cancelled (two Ls) are correct, but usage depends on where you live and who you’re writing for. Read on to find out more.

Writing 101

“Favorite” is the American spelling and “favourite” is the British version. Learn how to correctly use both spellings as a noun, adjective, and verb here.

Writing 101

Interested in coloring your writing with idioms? Let’s give a bookmark-worthy list of idioms alongside why you should be as obsessed with idioms.

Writing 101

Clichés are the same – they squeeze out freshness from your writing, leaving it dull and undesirable. We will teach you how to avoid using them.

Writing 101

Want to learn how to use transition words like a pro? We’ll cover everything from how to start a new paragraph to their types and how you can use them. 

Writing 101

Let's dive into the definition of metaphor, and show you how to use this literary device. We’ll also clear the air around metaphor vs simile vs analogy.

Writing 101

Find out what an em dash is, when to use it, and how to type one among other essential details. Also discover the difference between em dash and en dash.

Writing 101

A simile is a figure of speech that writers use to compare dissimilar concepts. Let’s see some examples of what a simile is.