Get It Write offers services for people who realize that the written
word makes a powerful and lasting impression.
What We Offer
Get It Write offers customized writing skills seminars as well as free access to articles on common grammar, mechanics, and usage issues.
We offer seminars ranging in length from one hour to several days and covering a wide range of writing-related issues: grammar, mechanics, usage, clarity, organization, focus, development, an economy of language, and audience awareness.
Each week, we publish articles about the most popular English grammar and writing questions that we receive as English educators. We cover grammar, mechanics, usage, punctuation, pronouns, and other popular topics.
Get It Write has a new online academy, with one course available now and two more by the end of summer 2020. Learn at your own pace from video lectures, content quizzes, practice exercises, and video reviews.
As a freelancer I have often consulted books and websites for grammatical advice. Dr. Tuten is the best I've found. She is the only one who anticipated my questions with straightforward answers and clear examples. I look forward to consulting Get It Write Online every time I am confronted by a grammatical quandary.
A gifted lecturer who delivers content in an interactive and comprehensive fashion, Nancy has mastered the art of engaged presentations designed to enhance the writing skills of her audience.
The Hon. Justice Gillian Lucky
High Court of Trinidad and Tobago, Chair, Judicial Education Institute
The program is outstanding. Nancy makes complex topics accessible with her clear explanations and helpful materials. Her interactive program and lively presentation style (and sense of humor) make learning easy and enjoyable.
Senior State and Federal Appellate Attorney
This course was precisely what I needed. I cannot recall a single issue we covered that will not be extremely helpful. I now realize how much help I need to be effective in my written communication.
National Account Manager, United Parcel Service
Nancy (Tuten) makes what could be a dry subject very interesting. She works to make the content relevant. The course was excellent.
Director of Training and Development, S.C. Department of Public Safety
My entire office should enroll in this workshop. I wish I had taken it sooner. In the past, some of this information was difficult for me to understand, but not today.
Personnel Services, S.C. Budget and Control Board Internal Operations
Your excellent and informative articles have helped to demystify, and put straight, a number of grammatical quandaries I had! I appreciate your taking complex issues and providing crystal-clear explanations in common-sense language, with lucid and logical examples to test one’s knowledge.
Chartered Insurance Practitioner, Erskine Murray Insurance Brokers
Writers frequently wonder whether a comma should go before the conjunction and in a list of three or more items. Despite the fact that not all...
Word confusion and language-related lost causes are no strangers to this site. We have explored the lost distinction between the words nauseous and nauseating, the...
Verb Errors: Can Hardly vs. Can’t Hardly; Suppose To vs. Supposed To; Use To vs. Used to; Could Care Less vs. Couldn’t Care Less
In this article we examine four common verb errors. Can you spot the problem phrase in each of these sentences? We can’t hardly wait for...
If the dearth of apostrophes in text messages, emails, and social media posts is any indication, we may be witnessing their demise. But since such...
The hyphen, the em dash, and the en dash are all horizontal marks of varying lengths. Each functions differently from the others. Below we define...
Our word processing software and enhanced keyboards can work magic, especially in regard to inserting characters and symbols that aren’t on our Roman alphabet keyboards....
About The Instructor
Nancy founded Get It Write in 1991. Since then, she has taught hundreds of seminars on writing-related issues to professionals in the workforce, including employees of state and local governments, judges and staff members of state and federal court systems, bankers, and attorneys (see her client list).
From 1988 to 2019, she taught writing and literature at Columbia College. A tenured full-professor holding an endowed chair, she served as dean of the Division of Communication, Languages, and Literatures for eight years and directed the writing-across-the-curriculum program for fifteen years.