Do you remember that D+ essay in high school? The one with sentence fragments and misspellings? And some wrong words used in place of the right ones? Yeah. That essay. Mom wasn't pleased, was she? Let me help you avoid this scenario and save money on proofing. ’Cause in the real world, the critics can be worse than Mr. Eley in sophomore English. And each … [Read more...] about Rescue your proofing budget!
Remember our English teachers’ complaints when we put too much information into one sentence, stringing it together with a bunch of ‘…and then…’s? “We went to the park and then we went to the store and then we went home.” Oof! I ran out of breath on that one. Although we could fix this with semicolons (“We went to the park; then we …”), I’m not a huge fan … [Read more...] about Diametrically Opposed: Run-ons and Fragments
“Ten people reviewed that flier at least two times. Twenty read-throughs. But we didn't catch it. Ten people, and no one saw it.” My eyes widened. “The same ten people? People who helped write it? And knew what it was supposed to say?” Derailed by a 'little thing.' Surprise! It may surprise you to discover I’m not here to wave my hand in the air, jump … [Read more...] about “We didn’t catch it.”