It’s difficult to get through even one day’s reading without having to struggle through the tangled mess of woolly words – a real dog’s blanket of poor grammar and lazy language use. Continue reading “‘He sadly died’ and Other Woolly Words”
Do you need an experienced editor – an ‘eagle eye’ to help you to improve your written communications?
Editing is a lot more than correcting spelling and grammatical errors.
A text should always have a consistent “voice” and a smooth flow in its expression. Continue reading “Need an Editor? The Eyes Have It”
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Misplaced modifiers can be hilarious.
They have a sub-species, called ‘dangling modifiers’.
We see them everywhere. Not only are they are incorrect, they mangle the meaning of the sentence.
In some cases, though, they are just downright comical. Continue reading “Misplaced Modifiers: Babies Who Smoke”
Do you want to attract quality, potential clients to your website?
Are you keen to show them, in detail, how your expertise can benefit them?
Have you come up with an idea for a book you could sell in your market niche? Continue reading “Books For Sale(s)”
When my clients ask for writing tips, I often share them.
This one is about ‘countables’. Let me explain.
Here’s a sentence I had to edit recently:
The amount of people who came were amazing.
Can you see what’s wrong with it?
In fact, there are three problems: two outright errors and one point that’s open to debate. Continue reading “Writing Tips: Countables Do Count!”
Pumpkin soup is definitely something we need to watch out for! Remember, you’ve been warned….
A newsletter, which I receive reasonably regularly, previewed its feature articles in the email header, and was considerate enough to put women, in particular, on the alert. Continue reading “Comma Controversies: Shooting Clay Pigeons and Men”
Public speaking can be a challenge.
That’s probably an understatement.
Many people say it’s the single most terrifying thing they ever have to do.
Having an idea of the basics will definitely help. Continue reading “Public Speaking … Who, Me?”
Here is the latest from my favourite source of comma-based hilarity. Could they be messing with our heads? No, I don’t think so. They just have no idea. Continue reading “Comma Chaos, and Vote YES For Tarts”
All right or Alright?
Lots of people are confused about which to use.
Here are a few tips that might clear things up, without getting too technical.