Tag: copyediting

Pick and stick your style

A style guide can help save you from arguements!

It’s OK to have your own style, as long as you know what it is. Your best bet is to create an internal style manual so that your writing will be consistent and professional.

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Copywriter’s Guide: Deadlines for submissions

Deadlines are important

If you are submitting your event for a publication or organization’s calendar, be sure to hit the deadline – it’s earlier than you think!

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Copywriter’s Guide: submitting events

Events wordle

Are you a promoter or copywriter trying to get your event listed with a major publication? Read this!

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Commas 101: Independent clauses

Do I, stick a comma, here? I’m, not sure. I guess I’ll just, slap one in, to be sure. I mean, a comma is just a, way, to, show the reader, where to pause, right? This is where your editor

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Self-publishing 101: Don’t Rush It!

While the world of publishing has opened up, thanks to POD and e-readers, bad writing has not gone away. If anything, it’s gotten worse. Even good writers fall prey to the “Hurry and Deliver” mentality – and may skip the most important part: editing.

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Formally of the Eagles? (Guest post)

Jim the Actor goes off on “formally” vs. “formerly”

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This food is Vegan Free!

Some people must believe that no one reads their packaging – or else they’d hire a professional editor before they printed their labels. I am happy to report that I am no longer eating vegans. It’s nice that products such

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Writers beware! | You know it’s a scam when…

As writers, we’re always looking for a little bit more to fund our passion. What better way to fund our writing than to – well – write? When you have a knack, you may find yourself writing about almost anything

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Why you need a copy writer / editor

We practice what we preach. We recently wrote an article for an associate on why your website should receive professional treatment such as copywriting and/or editing. Just as you would want your site designed by a pro, you should ensure

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