Writing Style Guides

Ask Oxford

Providing solutions to word problems as well as professional guides for better writing.

Bartleby: The Elements of Style

A searchable text of William Strunk Jr's classic guide.

The Chicago Manual of Style

Describes the guide and provides examples of content plus information subscriptions.

Correct Punctuation

Online resource dedicated to English punctuation. Presents a discussion on the history and future of punctuation marks.

Economist Style Guide

Features an introduction with hints, tips and information including sections on common solecisms, abbreviations, punctuation and common spelling mistakes.

Find A Phrase

Free phrase database serves as a resource for journalists, copywriters, content editors, and songwriters.

National Punctuation Day

A celebration of punctuation held annually on September 24, with links to books and resources for proper punctuation, and signs displaying unintentionally humorous errors.

Slang City

Guide to a wide range of American slang. With writer columns and resources.

Speaking Writing

Compilation of articles pertaining to speaking and writing, with quizzes and information on grammar and punctuation.

University of Minnesota Department of Writing Studies

Offers courses and programs on rhetoric, writing, and technical communication.

Web Style Guide

Guide to good web page of website development. Tackles issues in content, graphics, page layout, and site organization.

Word Files for Word Philes

Tips and guides on the common uses and misuses of English words.

Word Information

Online dictionary featuring English words from Latin and Greek origins.

World Wide Words

Discussions and insights on the different aspects of English language history, development, and quirks.

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