Posted on 02/25/2021 at 03:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some editing and revising tips are like a deep clean of your house, while others are a nice surface-clean. Today’s...

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Posted on 02/18/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Louise Harnby's new post on viewpoint characters versus protagonists reminds us of geometry class — remember how a square is...

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Posted on 10/30/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Falling leaves, Halloween parties, discussions of when to use commas — it really feels like back-to-school season around here at...

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Posted on 10/22/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Editor Louise Harnby says it’s more than okay to begin a sentence with “and” or “but,” no matter what your...

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Posted on 10/10/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you see the word “expletive,” you probably expect something profane. But in the world of grammar, an expletive is...

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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 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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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 03/06/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

So many misunderstandings could possibly be averted if, in real life, we were able to hop into other people’s heads....

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

In an ideal world, your book is the one that keeps a reader up well past their bedtime because each...

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