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Grammar-ease: Let's Talk about Lets

I’ve seen a lot of lets and let’s and different technical pieces I’ve edited in the past couple of weeks, so I thought it would make a good grammar post. 286 more words


Introduction to Style Guides

As a professional writer, style guides are part of the job.

Clients may have their own guides, or at least their own ideas for guides. Clients may be willing to defer to you and whatever your style is. 536 more words

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Take what you need - the power of words

Yesterday my husband and I spent the afternoon walking around Portsmouth NH. It’s a fantastic, artsy, hippie, freethinking kind of town that is always filled with surprises (and great craft beers.) The sun was shining, there was a gentle ocean breeze, it was a perfect afternoon. 230 more words

The Craft Of Writing

So You Want to Write for Pay, but You Haven't Been Paid for Writing Yet

When you first start out seeking to get paid for your writing you enter the Catch-22 of needing to prove you can write for pay in order to write for pay. 532 more words


Weekend Edition - Of Writing and Riding, Stories and Horses

I don’t have a conscious memory of my first time on a pony, but I do have a photo. In the blue-tinted picture, I am three-and-a-half years old and sitting astride a shaggy, black steed named Cricket. 2,710 more words


Recycle, Reuse, Reduce

You’ve all heard the mantra, “Recycle, Reuse, Reduce” in terms of paper, plastic bags and trash. The mantra also applies to writing. It is possible to recycle ideas, reuse stories and research and reduce effort. 655 more words


Grammar-ease: 'That' vs 'Which'

It’s a common trouble spot for a lot of people — creating a story or document and the words are flowing easily, but then the conundrum of ‘that’ or ‘which’ arises. 502 more words

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