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Thoughts on grammar editing apps

Upon my first usage of Hemingway Editor, I felt a sense of “weirdness” with my manner of writing to impress a bot. This grammar editing app is analyzing each of my words (for spelling correction) and my sentences (for grammar correction). 319 more words

I Need A New Mnemonic

The first time I heard the word “mnemonic” was in music class back in junior high school. The teacher told us that she was going to give us a mnemonic that would allow us to remember the notes on the music scale. 231 more words


“In the article adapted from the 'Campus Health and Safety'”

“In the article adapted from the “Campus Health and Safety”, notes that mental health issues are one of the main causes that impact an individual’s ability to function.” 89 more words

UPDATE: January 2018

It has come to my attention that while I am a professional writer and editor, I have been blogging about issues that matter to me rather than sharing my professional advice with people looking for the writing and editing answers that I can provide. 128 more words

On Writing, Editing, And Freelancing

Oh, dear. What the hell have you gotten into?

I’ve done it again. Embarked on a new adventure. Am I still writing? Yes, of course! But…*cringed* I’m now a freelance editor!

Mini, what the hell?- 86 more words

How to write a successful cover letter

Don’t be another bland piece of paper in a high pile. Cover letters are one of the first things employers see, so you must make yourself stand out. 646 more words

Cover Letter