Apostrophe misuse is so rampant nowadays that it has become the subject of comic strips and memes. However, just because something is misused widely doesn’t mean it’s okay to follow suit, especially when your reputation might be at stake. But, why do apostrophes cause us so much trouble? And, what strategies or tricks can you use to avoid suffering your own apostrophe catastrophe?
Making a start can often be one of the hardest things to do when writing. Writer’s block is the bane of many a scribe, even those who do it for a living. We can get so caught up in our heads thinking about the task before us that we struggle to put pen to paper.