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And now my interest is piqued

This really piqued my interest. I couldn’t believe the mistake on Yahoo! Makers and I wondered if the writer even knew that piqued was a real word:


Fiverr: Good For Editing? Part 1

Being a writer is hard work. I can’t lie and say that I have an incredible amount of time to run through my own books for editing purposes. 349 more words


On Writing: Proofreading

These are the types of headlines that some people enjoy finding in newspapers or online articles. Many of those errors are caused by mistaken intent—i.e. a reader inferred a meaning that the writer did not intend. 333 more words


Just breathe

Here’s some advice for this writer at Yahoo! Style: Relax. Take a deep breath. Exhale. Now just breathe. And make sure you don’t confuse the noun breath with the verb breathe:


Not a genius speller

Here’s an ingenious spelling on Yahoo! Makers from someone who’s not exactly a genius at spelling:


Self-Editing Tips and Tricks

Almost a year ago, I was privileged to attend the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference. One of the sessions I attended was taught by Diana Savage… 194 more words