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Print Media is much like Writing a Term Paper

I’ve read some local newspapers and it seems like you are reading a term paper or a white paper.

One example is the Manchester/NH Union Leader. 201 more words

On Writing: Those Pesky Possessives

May 25, 2015

On Writing: Those Pesky Possessives

Awhile back, I helped the ladies of our church proof  a cookbook before sending it to the printer. 489 more words


Where are the Technical Writers?

Engineers make horrible writers.

The best writers know how to write a good story in the form of writing proper directions. Nothing is more annoying than “Enter xxx.xx.xx where “x.x.x.x” is the default IP address.” 157 more words


To Edit or Not to Edit

I belong to an email group for indie writers. Recently the group had a discussion about professional editing and whether or not it is important to hire an editor to review your story. 402 more words

Beth M James

Proper English and Good Grammar

Back in the day… the school days that is… spelling, English and grammar were my cup of tea. I still think it has its place; however, it is not as important as reaching people using, if necessary, everyday English and ‘grammese’. 179 more words

From Ferguson To New York: All Lives Matter

“All Lives Matter.” This has to be the chant taken up as I refuse to live my life believing that every police officer I run into is looking for a way to abuse his authority due to the color of my skin. 639 more words

Fhg Studios

Writing advice: Use actual words

Have you ever listened to an interview on the television or radio and wondered whether one of the words they are using is, in fact, a real word?  624 more words