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 each projec...

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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 Pub...

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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 wo...

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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. Filt...

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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&r...

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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 06/05/2019 at 11:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of you probably knew (or at least suspected) that you were destined to become a writer during your school years. Ba...

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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 ou...

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Tagged As: Editing, Joanna Penn

Posted on 05/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two grammar gurus — or gods, really — released books on language this year, providing the perfect opportunit...

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Posted on 04/25/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Quick and Dirty Tips hosts the Grammar Girl podcast, so it’s only fair that one post should be titled “3 Eas...

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Tagged As: Editing, Grammar Girl