Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Best Little Grammar Book Ever!

Not everyone is a professional writer. This grammar book is for them. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: More Client Terms

My editing clients continue to teach me new words that I can’t wait to share with you. Today, a few more terms to add to your growing vocabulary. Barrage: a manmade object, such as a dam, that diverts a watercourse … Continue reading

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National Punctuation Day: Why We Need Punctuation

It’s National Punctuation Day. Why we need those road signs and a new contest! Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: A Riot of Words

Don’t belabor the point or become stagnate: learn new words to improve your writing! Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Adjective Basics

Rich adjectives. Fancy adjectives. Not-your-momma’s adjectives. Find out the skinny on adjectives in today’s post. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Grammar Terms

I found a great site recently, Using English, a site for ESL learners. I can see how I’ll be digging into this site for you in the future, with all its references, quizzes, and articles. This week’s terms come from … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: The Write Education

Consider a writing workshop, intensive three-day retreat, or a month-long residency to improve your writing skills or get the job done. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Terms for the Extraordinarily Literate

Be highly selective in your vocabulary, and watch your writing get noticed. Continue reading

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The Chicago Manual of Style Turns Sweet 16

Heavyweight style guide Chicago just released its 16th edition. Should you switch update to it? Continue reading

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