Take Heart

I saw this on the path at my apartment...

Flaunt it Friday!

Today I’m totally flaunting our editing work! This is something I am super proud of and really enjoy. We...

Off We Go

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” John Muir Remember to take...

It’s All About Personality

Know your business persona. Having a corporate identity for yourself and your business can go a long way in...

Happy happy happy

Be happy. It takes strength to be happy. Most people find it difficult to be happy all the time,...

Never Alone

You are not alone. If you feel like you are floating alone at sea and are not sure of...

Monday Motivation

“You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what...

Keep Reaching

This is Panacea. She is one of my twin daughters and yes, she is drawing on my mirror with...

Flaunt it Friday!

This week we are flaunting the fact that we do Social Media management… and we LOVE IT!! Let us...

Make Your Own Beautiful Day

Create your own beauty. Sometimes we might feel a little burdened by work and stress and the hustle of...

Destiny Awaits

Celebrate your destiny. The time for hiding in the shadows is over. So many entrepreneurs never shine as brightly...

Monday Motivation

Take a few moments today to pick out the good in those around you. Have a wonderful week! #grammar...

Tidy tidy

Stop! Look around! What does your workspace look like? Take a minute to tidy, clean and clear it… now...

Wondrous Mind

What makes you unique? 🤓🙃 How can you share that with the world? Love your mind of wonder and...

Show them!

Keep writing! Show the world what you’ve got! #grammargoblin #writer #editor #proofreader #writing #editing #proofreading #contentcreation #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #onlinemarketing...

Excited…?

Gender reveals are the newest big thing to hit the baby world. Parents-to-be are going to great lengths to...

Mmm… what’s cooking?

There’s something about baking our favorite biscuits that makes home feel like home. These are the peanut butter ones...

Late nights

So here I am, just after midnight one night and I have just finished an editing project. I know...

Be Nice

You may not always feel up to being the life of the party or even super approachable, but your...

Colour Therapy

What’s your vibe? Knowing what LOOK you are going for with your branding will go a looooong way in...

One step at a time…

Sometimes wisdom is right under our roof!! Loving this quote from my man Miguel Carneiro 😊❤️ #grammar #grammargoblin #motivation...

Gratitude!

LOOK at this beautiful mention we got!!!!!!!! It’s always wonderful connecting with other writers and passionate people and I’m...

Take a Ride

As the temperatures are heating up, I’m starting to feel the creativity coming back. The magic of Spring is...

A whole year!

I cannot believe it’s been a whole year since I got to see my book in print! The feeling...

Add Some Spice

Start a love affair. Part of writing well is developing a relationship with your craft. Writing is a jealous...

It’s a Gift

“The ability to write well is truly a gift. Having stories flow from your fingertips, warming your heart from...

Never Ending Story

We’ve said it before but this is a story worth re-telling. When you are writing content for your own...

Keep that tank full!

When we get working, it’s sometimes easy to forget to keep ourselves fuelled. Eating and drinking regularly and well...

When Admiration Is Deserved

Admire the greats. Remember to pay homage to our writing ancestors, those greats who came before us. By actively...

Writing is Art

Work on your writing just as you would any art discipline. It is only once you have reached a...

Shock Yourself

That blank page. We’ve all been faced with it. It is sometimes the scariest thing a writer or any...

Smell The Roses

In a season like Spring, take the time to smell the roses… literally. Take nature breaks to enjoy the...

The Pen. The Mighty Pen.

The pen is mightier than the sword. When the competition starts to engage in nasty behaviour, keep your chin...

Notes, Notes, Notes

Make notes. Keep a book with you wherever you go. You never know when inspiration may strike. Write your...

Happy Spring!

SPRING… a season filled with promise, inspiration, change and growth. May your Spring bring you all of these things,...

Thank you!

August is over, and so ends our birthday month. 🎈🎈🎈 Thank you for sharing our joy and celebrating with...

Happy, Happy, Happy

Choose happy. Happiness at work comes from being in the right place, doing something meaningful that you believe in....

Oh, That Winter Sun

Winter here in the Southern Hemisphere is nearly gone. The long, cold nights will soon give way to green,...

The Tote Bag

About a year ago I won a tote bag from my local grocery store.  It’s not an expensive bag....

Train man, train!

“In pretty much any area of human endeavour, people have a tremendous capacity to improve their performance, as long...

Shock Them!

Give them something they didn’t expect! Shock tactics work well when you are designing ads and social media posts....

Vision Value

What are you looking for? How will you find it? Having a clear vision for your business is extremely...

Happy Birthday to Us!!

It’s our birthday month!!!!! It’s incredible to believe that 3 years ago we launched the Grammar Goblin as a...

Our Passion Project

This is us. Writing and editing are what we live for. As our fingers tap away at a writing...

Write By Hand

Write by hand. From time to time, take a break from the keyboard and write by hand. The change...

Setting Goals

Set goals that are easy for you attain. Think about the end product you are going for and then...

Be Nourished

Nourish yourself. Don’t forget to nourish yourself in the midst of your work. Hard work is important and rewarding,...

Not Feeling The Love?

Are you struggling to get likes on your social media posts? The problem might be your envisaged target market....

How Are You?

Just checking in. How are you doing? Are you able to function like before? Are you coping with the...

Continuity is Important

Continuity is an important element of writing. If you are freelancing or writing for someone else, you need to...

Search Yourself

Here’s looking at you! Look inward and find what makes you tick. Now use this insight to write your...

Go Old-School To Reach Your Clients!

Sometimes it pays to go old-school when trying to reach your target audience. Connect with yourself and what makes...

The Grammar Goblin’s Featured Poem of the Month:

This month we are sharing this beautiful poem with you. It is by Eve da Silva, of Flourish Mindfully,...

What’s Your Language?

Learn to understand the background, history and emotion behind the communication style of your target market. Walk a mile...

Nurture your social media accounts!

Most people spend several hours a day on social media. Depending on your target audience, it could be one...

Dream Dojo: Write Like A Ninja! The 5 Maxims of Karate… and Writing?

Enjoy this week’s video! It’s the second in the Dream Dojo series! The link to the first one is...

The Grammar Goblin’s Writing Tip of the Month:

Practice a Specific Technique Something a lot of writers struggle with is writing dialogue in an interesting way that...

Be Badass Every Day

They say we need a little darkness to appreciate the light. Well, I say we have enough darkness around...

Video of the Week: Blog Posts

Make a Scene!

“One can either be conventional, mad or creatively explosive.” Energize quotes Explode onto the scene! Be the amazing difference...

The Grammar Goblin’s Writing Tip Of The Month

Read the work of other writers. Don’t let this be an exercise that brings you down. Every writer started...

Video: 5 tips for a great overall content strategy

Map Your Way To Success

The map to success is… well, a map! A mind-map. It is key to do a SWOT analysis on...

The Future is Yours

The future is yours to create! When you are working on your brand, and your business, it is of...

What’s In Your Closet?

What do you have in your closet? Are you proud of everything tucked away? What shadows can you bring...

Grammar Goblin’s Poem of the Month

It’s time for the Grammar Goblin’s featured poem of the month! We are pleased to offer you “Colour” by...

Like a Boss

Being in charge of your future is quite a responsibility. In a time when we don’t even know what...

Our Wish For You

Our wish for you today… grammargoblin #grammar #grammarpolice #writer #writerforhire #freelancewriter #editor #editing #writing #inspiration #beauty #motivation #mywish #wish...

7 Elements of a Design Guide

Enjoy the latest video from the Grammar Goblin. Today’s video is al about creating the best possible design guide...

How To Edit Your Own Work

Today we will be talking about EDITING! Editing is a vital part of any writing project.  There is no...

Keep it Simple

Sometimes we need to keep it simple. No flowery sentences. No lengthy explanations. No adjectives. Just simple. #simple #simplewriting...

Interview with author Antonet Dresen

It’s Friday! Time for another fun video!! Today we bring you an interview with Antonet Dresen, South African author....

Your writing Needs Pattern

Put your best foot forward and use pattern in your writing. Pattern is used in writing to help your...

Stand Out From The Crowd

Stand out from the crowd! It may be autumn, here in the Southern Hemisphere, but that doesn’t mean that...

Beginner’s Mind

Our new video is UP and it’s all about having a beginner’s mind with your writing. It’s part of...

The Grammar Goblin’s featured poem of the month

The Grammar Goblin’s featured poem of the month is one by Stanley Arumugam. It’s about what is going on...

Grammar Goblin’s Writing Tip for the Month

Create a healthy workspace! Having a neat, tidy and organized workspace will help your mind be relaxed and focused...

Eight Awesome Tips to Edit Your Own Work!

Remember

Remember when you were carefree? When the sunlight scorching your skin felt like adventure and your lungs were alive...

Write it Down

Write it down. You think you will remember but you won’t. Life will go back to the hustle. It...

Product Review: MOKATE Candy Shop Instant Cappuccino

What it is:  A box of 10 sachets of instant cappuccino. Use: For home use. Effectiveness:  4/5 We like: The packaging, branding, taste,...

Music is magic! This week’s video!

Have you ever had a song change your life? Well music can also improve your writing! Watch this video...

The Grammar Goblin’s writing tip for the month:

Writing takes practice and we need to use all the opportunities we can find to keep going with our...

The Grammar Goblin’s Poem of the month

It’s time for the Grammar Goblin’s poem of the month! This month it is “I dream a World” by...

Be weird

Beginner’s Mind

In Japanese martial arts there is the concept of the beginner’s mind. It means that you are open and...

The True Alchemists

“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” William H. Gass Writers...

Product Review Video

Check out the video version of the product review we did for the little note books!! Watch to the...

Music is Magic!

Did you know that studying music can make you a better writer? Elements like rhythm, pace, composition, pause, pattern...

Working with the Negative Space

Check out our latest video!!!! It’s got some ideas of how to handle those times when it’s not all...

Writing Sucks!

It’s true.  It’s one of those things that we all know but only a few brave souls admit. Writing...

A Tribute to our Hardworking Mothers

A Tribute to Our Hard-Working Mothers (and my relationship with towelling nappies) “Hard times create strong men.”(and women!) G. Michael Hopf Hard...

It can be lonely to have a dream! Have a look at this week’s video!

Grammar Goblin Quote of the Month

Grammar Goblin quote of the month: “It only takes one. Just one, and the world changes.” Rick Yancey It...

Product Review: to the Moon and Back notebooks

Product Review:  to the Moon and Back Paper Studio notebooks What it is:  A set of 2 soft cover...

Exciting News!!!

Here, at the Grammar Goblin, we are dedicated to constantly improving our crafts and, therefore, our services for YOU!!...

Grammar Goblin’s Writing Tip for the Month!

It’s time for the Grammar Goblin’s writing tip for the month!!! 😬 Grammar Goblin says: if you want to...

The Negative Space

For centuries, artists and creative people have been associated with mental illness.  The number of talented and outstanding poets,...

The Love of Reading

Perhaps one of the greatest gifts we can give someone is the love of reading. To share a love...

It’s Time To Create!

It’s time to create!  The long slog of January is behind us and it’s time to let those creative...

Play!!

PLAY! When last did you let go and just PLAY? Play with your food, your friends, your dog! Play...

Grammar Goblin’s Writing Tip for the Month

The Grammar Goblin’s writing tip for the month:  VISUALISE!  Have a clear idea of how you want your product...

Be The Mermaid

Once upon a time in a land not so far away, I wanted to create a fairytale.  What I...

Life is a Dance

New year, new you! In this dance of life, movement means you are ALIVE! Backwards or forwards, slowly or...

Happy New Year!

Happy new year from the Grammar Goblin! May your 2020 be all you wish for and may all your...

The Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Content Creator

Yes, I know.  Nobody knows your business like you do.  The ins and outs, the passion that drives you...

To Vlog or not to vlog…

We all have them… dreams of fame and fortune.. and with the explosion of YouTube and the like, the...

The lines I don’t mind

It’s a fear.   An actual fear.  Signs of the passing time… Wrinkles. We all have a notion of our...

Slime the love hate relationship

I wasn’t thinking.  I dived right in.  It was out of love and I just wanted to make them...

A Tribute to Our Hard-Working Mothers (and my relationship with towelling nappies)

“Hard times create strong men.”(and women!)  G. Michael Hopf Hard financial times led me to the point of using...
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