Affect vs. Effect | Grammarly Blog

Here is a great way to remember the difference between affect vs. effect. Take the quiz and tell us how you scored! <3

Affect and effect are easy to mix up. Here’s the short version of how to use the right word: Affect is usually a verb,…

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Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on
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  1. This was drummed into me by my editor at the paper on which I worked. Mixing up affect and effect was one of her pet hates!

  2. This one is a frequent guest.

  3. What a coincidence; this quiz will be on my blog tomorrow! I scored 4/5 on my first try. Didn’t realize “affect” could also be a noun!

  4. Ah I only scored a 4 out of 5 due to a little mistake that I should not have made…

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