Here are ten common spelling and grammar mistakes writers often struggle with. As most of the words sound the same or very similar it’s easy to get them mixed up. Even the best of us sometimes get brain fog, especially if you’ve been sitting at the screen all day. I sometimes get a complete blank with words I’ve known how to spell all my life! If you get confused this infographic will help; the examples show the correct usage for each word.
Apostrophes can cause endless confusion but in the words below, each apostrophe indicates a missing letter. So, in the case of they’re, the missing letter is ‘a’ so in full it would read, they are. Similarly in the case of it’s, the missing letter is ‘i’ and written in full would be, it is.