Posted on 10/01/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for more than you ever wanted to know about the types of dashes and how publishers typically use them...

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Tagged As: Editing, Language

Posted on 09/18/2019 at 11:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We were recently advised, when it comes to your to-do list, to handle the boulders first versus the pebbles. In...

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Posted on 09/16/2019 at 12:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some writers are always going to have a better knack for self-editing than others, but author Monica Duncan’s go-to trick...

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Posted on 08/08/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve been bidding out work on our first home, which was built in the 1920s. Needless to say, we enter...

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Posted on 08/01/2019 at 04:59 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fact-checking might be suggested — and mandated — more often for nonfiction writers and journalists. But Publishers Weekly points out...

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Posted on 07/27/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ally Carter is a New York Times bestselling author, and she knows what got her there. Well, okay, we’re putting...

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Posted on 07/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re developing any sort of self-editing checklist, Louise Harnby has a new entry for you: filter words. Filter words...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

Posted on 07/05/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all remember order of operations being essential in math class. It’s also important to be familiar with how it...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

Posted on 06/30/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader agrees with us that technology can’t replace the insight of a human editor. But that said, we’re...

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Posted on 06/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hayley Milliman of ProWritingAid recently wrote a guest post on The Creative Penn about self-editing. Yes, she points out the...

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Tagged As: Editing, Joanna Penn