Curing Passive Voice

Curing Passive Voice

When we overuse the passive voice, our writing becomes lifeless.  Active voice makes us sound alive and reaches out to the reader. When you use the active voice, the subject is usually a person or thing performing the action. In the passive voice, the subject…

tips for using titles

Tips for Using Titles

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the life of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.  To commemorate this day, I thought I would help you remember the proper times and places to use the word “Saint” as well as many other titles that…