How to Avoid Sexist Language

It may be appropriate to use sexist (or gender-specific) language in a novel. But there are very few times when you can…

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Proofreading vs. Editing

Right off, let’s define the terms. “Proofreading” is usually thought of by people outside the publishing industry…

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Why Font Matters

Do you ever wonder why font matters in your text? Well, it says a lot more than you might think. In addition to being a…

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Rules for Consistency in Writing Projects

It is important as a writer to show consistency in writing. Consistency is accepting a style guide fitting for your…

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How to Send a Press Release

Yesterday we explained How to Write a Press Release. Now that you’ve written your release, knowing how to send a…

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How to Write a Press Release

A press or news release is a statement issued to the media to announce a range of items, including events, awards, or…

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Tips for a Successful Student Application Essay

Write an engaging college essay to make your application stand out!  An excellent piece could help pave the way to a…

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Set Up a Blog: Creating Your Own Virtual Writing Space

Set up a blog to promote your writing career. With either your website or using a free blogging platform, you can…

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How to Write an Electronic Newsletter

A well-designed, easy to read, and interesting electronic newsletter can build a customer or organizational member…

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Proofreading or Editing: How Do You Know Which One You Need?

Proofreading or editing? How do you know which one you need? What is the difference? Most people use the two terms…

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Benefits of Writing in the Third Person

What are the benefits of writing in the third person point of view? Lately, there has been a bit of a fad for writing…

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Proofreading an Academic Essay for Format and Style

Proofreading the format and style of an academic essay are two of the most important factors on which you can focus…

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Run-on Sentences

Run-on sentences never seem to end. Although they let us express so much of our thoughts in so many different ways,…

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Fact-Checking Your Writing

One crucial aspect of professional editing is the process of fact-checking. Merriam-Webster.com defines fact-checking…

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Top Five Writing Mistakes in the Texting Culture

Avoid Writing Mistakes in Texting Everyone’s a writer these days. The ubiquity of cell phones and texting means that…

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When to Underline a Title

Learn When to Underline a Title Although the content is always the most important aspect of your paper, its…

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How to Write a Thesis Statement

The content of your thesis is usually determined by the kind of paper that you’re writing.  Theses can take a number…

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Basic Rules of Thesis Writing

Writing a thesis can be a daunting task.  However, knowing some of the basic rules of thesis writing can make this…

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Universal Standards of Academic Writing

Academic writing is a broad term that applies to all forms of communications at high academic level, including articles…

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How to Use the Chicago Manual of Style in English Writing

Should I write “20th century” or “twentieth century”? Is it okay to put “the 1990s” or should I write…

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Strong Transitional Phrases

Transitional words and phrases can be instrumental in helping your writing read more smoothly, increasing the flow of…

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How to Write the Perfect Application Essay

Unfortunately, grammar, spelling, and punctuation rules are the most frustrating or painful a segment of the…

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Affordable Online English Editing

For most people, writing is a difficult task. People know what they want to say, but conveying their thoughts…

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The Secret to Finding Help With Your Writing: Reference and Citation Resources Online

To make the most economical use of sending your writing to a professional editor, you want to have fully proofread your…

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