This is something most people have to look up. Which of the examples is correct?
Several recent incidents have caused concern on the part of Management:
- unauthorized science experiments in the staff room
- employees pointing and laughing at rude or annoying customers
- conspicuous tap dancing in the […]
Photo by Landfall Trust board member Dennis Flynn
I’m completely thrilled to have been awarded a writer’s residency in Brigus this fall. Brigus is, of course, a place of spectacular beauty. And I will have two whole weeks to hide away and do nothing but write. […]
I had this note from a colleague.
Sorry to bother you on a weekend, but I have combed my books and cannot find an answer to satisfy a client on this issue.
The client asked for APA. The supervisor asked for APA. However, both […]
A colleague emailed me recently about APA style and how to identify the author of a citation.
“I have a picky question,” she said. Good! I like that kind.
The first time the author’s name is given, she wondered, do you give the full name, as follows?
I received the following question about singular/plural usage. It’s one a lot of people struggle with, so I’m posting it here, with my response.
The basic question is: should a group of people referred to by a singular name (the CBC, the government, One Direction) be considered singular […]
If you’re looking for a last-minute gift, think about Anne Enright’s book The Forgotten Waltz. Enright, who shot to celebrity when she won the Man Booker in 2007, gave a terrific reading with Lisa Moore at the Winterset literary festival in Eastport in August. The Forgotten Waltz […]
I was flattered to learn that Jane Silcott had chosen to pass me the cyber-baton in the Next Big Thing. Jane’s work was recommended to me by two […]
You can forget how beautiful Quebec City is. And then you go back and it wraps itself around you: all that textured stone, the Plains of Abraham, the river, the tall European-looking buildings with shutters on the windows. Twenty-first […]