logo.jpgFind Your Writing Niche: Grammarly

Spell check and grammar check are dreams come true for writers. The little wiggly line that indicates an error saves authors, journalists, novelists──the entire writing community──hours of time so they can “create.” We writers know, however, there’s more than those lines to ensure a story is accurate. Enter

This Web site boasts at checking 250 types of spelling, grammar and punctuation errors, enhancing vocabulary usage and suggesting citations. And it’s free, although it has upgrades for refining your words even more. aims to eliminate illiteracy and supports literacy organizations including:

To make people aware of International Literacy Day, which was Sept. 8, has posted information that spells out the illiteracy problem. Go to the infographic at

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Further, go to for more information and see what   has to offer.


Article By: Jo Ann Mathews

I’ve been a professional freelance writer for several years and specialize in writing feature stories. I have more than a 1,000 bylines to my credit and have written on countless topics from autism to zoology. My columns on fashion and the Internet appeared in a Chicago area newspaper in the 90s. “Brunswick Buzz,” the column in The Sun News, the Myrtle Beach, S.C. daily, ran for seven years then “Events on the North Strand” took over in October 2013, also in The Sun News.

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