Posted on 06/24/2020 at 04:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’ve been putting commas in wherever you’d take a pause while speaking, we have some bad news for you:...

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Posted on 06/15/2020 at 11:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes we like to share easy self-editing tips — a list of ten common language issues, for instance. This recent...

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Tagged As: Editing, Joanna Penn

Posted on 06/03/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We and professional editor Louise Harnby would never suggest that technology is just as good as a human proofreader. However,...

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Posted on 05/14/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Visual learners, rejoice: Joanna Penn wants to literally show you how she self-edits her work. You can read a transcript...

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Tagged As: Editing, Joanna Penn

Posted on 04/22/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As we spend just about every waking hour, every day, with the members of our immediate household, we’re having to...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

Posted on 04/17/2020 at 10:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some of the editing tips we share are subtle, while others alert you to more flagrant issues that readers will...

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Tagged As: Editing, Jane Friedman

Posted on 04/16/2020 at 12:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be difficult to spot typos or confusing phrases in your own work, but there are certainly steps you...

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Posted on 04/13/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There isn’t a hard-and-fast rule on whether to use contractions in your dialogue. However, there is plenty of guidance available,...

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Tagged As: Editing, Louise Harnby

Posted on 04/08/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Editor Louise Harnby is full of small tips that can make a huge positive effect on your writing. We loved...

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Posted on 03/31/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Organization — it's not just for your house during the safer-at-home movement. Creative writing mentor Rosie O'Neill shared four ways...

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