Grammarly Review (2020): Is Grammarly Worth It? My Verdict

Posted 04 Dec 2019, by

Brendan Brown

Grammarly review 2019

[elementor-template id="5608"] As a professional editor by trade, I know what a human editor can bring to the table. However, I still use Grammarly on a regular basis to proofread whatever I post on this blog. I have a pretty good grasp on grammar and English rules already, but it's ...Read More

19 New Words to Spice Up Your Vocabulary in 2020 (Infographic)

Posted 28 Nov 2019, by

Isabel Cabrera

A great vocabulary is an essential tool in a writer’s toolbox. Using new words can transform dull, lifeless phrases into something much more engaging. But what’s the best way to learn new words? You could read a book or open up a thesaurus every day. You could play word puzzles with ...Read More

The Ultimate Proofreading Guide For Students

Posted 23 Nov 2019, by

Dr. Duncan Koerber

proofreading guide for students

In my teaching over the past 15 years, I’ve seen thousands of poorly written student assignments. Poorly written assignments outnumber the good ones, and they force me to spend lots of time deciphering students’ meaning and writing extensive comments on errors. Most students need to spend more time in ...Read More

A Map of Forbidden Books in 2019

Posted 16 Sep 2019, by

Brendan Brown

For almost as long we've been writing, governments and religious groups have attempted to censor what we read. In 35 AD, Homer's The Odyssey was banned by the Roman emperor Caligula because it contained dangerous ideas about freedom. The contents of the famed library in Alexandria were used as ...Read More

MAP: 100 Iconic Love Stories From Around the World

Posted 07 Feb 2019, by

Kimberly Mays

As Valentines Day is approaching we decided to create an epic literary map of the best books about love set in 100 countries around the world. What better way to celebrate love than to highlight some of its great stories? The list is full of books as varied as the ...Read More

World Reading Habits in 2018 (Infographic)

Posted 28 Dec 2018, by

Brendan Brown

We may be watching more Netflix than ever, but the world continued to read victoriously in 2018. Global English Editing have compiled this mega infographic on world reading habits in 2018, following on from our 2017 edition. We show who read the most, what we read, as well as lots ...Read More