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I or Me?

Pronouns are sometimes used erroneously when a phrase contains more than one object. For example, although “My sister and I are coming” is correct because

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Write with fewer words

What I have learned over the years about editing is to say the least amount of words to get your point across. Excess wording causes

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Redundant Words

Watch for unnecessary words causing redundancy. You will not only be writing better but show your intelligence by avoiding these. Advance warning or notice – A

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Brain Growth

This little meme reminds me to strive to learn something new every day. When we stop learning, we stop growing. Click on this Harvard Health

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Importance of Copyediting

First, yes — copyediting became one word in 2018. It is still accepted either way. Copyediting is defined as follows: Copy editing (also copyediting, sometimes

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In the News

It is said, “All press is good press.” Although the caption should read, “Fresh Eyes Reading,” I am grateful for the exposure. This was a

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Weekly Words Q-V

the picture is a hint for a word below Regrettably/Regretfully Regrettable: (adj) regrettably (adv) causing or deserving regret; unfortunate; deplorable. Regretfully: (adv)\Regret; sorrowful because of what is lost, gone, or done. Reluctant/Reticent Reluctant: (adj)

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The Bumpy Road

I created a partial metaphor yesterday while sending love and prayers to an ill friend. As I responded later, I realized I was also speaking

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