Writing Tips with your GUPSA Editors | T3 2023
Check out all interesting weekly writing tips from your editors, Maureen and Michelle, or if you can’t wait and want to join the conversation, have a browse through the exclusive editor’s Canvas discussions here!
Colons Part 1
Do you know how to use a colon with lists? Moriarty the little lab rat is back to help. See how, here!
Colons Part 2
How do we use a clause to join sentence parts? Moriarty our lab rat shows us how. See how, here!
Colons Part 3
We all use appositives (renaming words) a lot in writing. Moriarty our lab rat shows us how they work with colons. See how, here!
Logical comparisons: getting rid of ambiguity.
Is this the kind of sentence you might write? ‘You have higher odds of being injured by a vending machine than a cat’.
You know something’s wrong, but how to fix it? The APA Style Blog helps us sort out logical comparisons.
Colons Part 4
Using a colon to introduce a quote? Find out our essential tip for using a colon with a quote, here!
Did you know our little Moriarty, cordon bleu chef, is an anthropomorphism? See what the APA Style Guide has to say about your anthropomorphisms.
Colons part 5: Common mistakes with colons
The GUPSA editors give you a little list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to colons.
More discussions are updated weekly.