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Six Resolutions for the Rest of 2011

June 14, 2011


In a few days, 2011 will be half over; and, just as I predicted would happen when I made them six months ago, I’ve completely forgotten my New Year’s resolutions.  So in the spirit of refreshing content, I’ve decided to update my resolutions profile with six new commitments for the rest of 2011, pledges that […]

The Nine Likeliest Errors in Your Writing

June 2, 2011


Every copy editor cringes when confronted with his or her pet peeve—a fatally injured run-on sentence, a horribly misplaced modifier, a hemorrhage of redundancies.  While such errors do keep editors employed, they also may keep readers from clearly understanding the meaning of a paragraph or, even worse, cause them to misinterpret the author’s intent. Editors […]