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“Compliment” vs. “complement”: What’s the difference?

Were you confused when you saw the featured image for this post? If you were, don’t feel bad about it. A lot of people confuse the words “compliment” and “complement.” After all, these words differ by just one letter, so the English language hasn’t exactly made it easy for us to keep these words straight. 461 more words


Editing & Proofreading Services

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I now offer copy editing and proofreading for creative work such as short stories, poetry, thought pieces, novel manuscripts and any other creative written pieces. 107 more words


Principal vs. principle: What's the difference?

Have you ever had an experience where you thought you knew the difference between two words, but when you were presented with a question about which one to use in a particular sentence, you found yourself feeling a bit stumped? 593 more words


Typos, Edit Errors, and Omissions

If you’ve been writing very long, you know how easy it is to overlook your own errors, whether they are typing errors or otherwise. I had another pair of eyes looking over “Cocos Island Treasure,” and I’ve been through it so many times, I almost have it memorized, so I know how dismaying it can be for someone to glance at your pages and find mistakes. 230 more words

Freaky Friday Features

Purpose and Clarity

In one of the personnel discipline cases I was reviewing yesterday, the respondent was complained for, among other things, being hired as a legal editor, one who not only checks on  the grammar usage in draft orders, resolutions, memoranda, etc., but also helps in researching on and reviewing cases. 616 more words

You have a story to tell. Q&A with Janet Ramondetta

How does your editing service stand out?

I am a reader. I am not here to change your story; I am here to make readers want to read your writing. 670 more words

Show Me Some Proof

At one point or another in your professional career or personal life, you’re going to have to write something. And, if you’re writing, chances are you’re human (or a very well trained ape). 205 more words

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