Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Few Tips About Editing

This post is about editing your own work or getting someone else to edit it for you, or editing someone else’s work. In other words, it’s about editing. Duh!! Above all else, unless you are a super-duper editor in your … Continue reading

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Duh, What’s Spell Check?

Spelling seems to be less of an issue than punctuation for writers. At least I haven’t encountered much in the way of misspelled words – usually. Of course wannabee writers¬†do make mistakes; apparently they don’t know about “spell check.” Or … Continue reading

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Oh, Those Pesky Commas!

A second problem writers – at least those not well-educated in grammar – have is to put too many commas in sentences. This creates pauses where you really don’t want or need them. This is probably not as bad as … Continue reading

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Most Important Writing Rule

Somewhere, in the multitude of writing tips I’ve encountered was one that made sense: write in a way that makes it easy for your readers to follow. If they stumble over difficult passages or poorly-constructed sentences, you’ll likely lose them. … Continue reading

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