17 Popular Nonfiction Genres

17 Popular Nonfiction Genres

Nonfiction is a very wide area of writing that includes all books that use facts and not fiction. Many of them can be based on a person’s life or a historical event, but nonfiction can also be an instructional piece, a commentary, or a humorous take on a given idea....
How to Use Contractions: Rules and Examples

How to Use Contractions: Rules and Examples

In grammatical terms, a contraction is a shortened form of two combined words (such as can +not = can’t). We use contractions regularly in conversation and in casual writing. Most contractions use an apostrophe to indicate that some letters from one or both of...