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What Was I Thinking? I need an editor

Writers, marketers and web developers – write to your heart’s content. Engaging an editor shouldn’t offend you. Let me explain why. Regardless of how well you write, a writer can rarely produce perfect copy the first time.  Don’t you find yourself looking back at that first draft and say, “What was I thinking?” People speak

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What do Jumbo Shrimp, Bridegroom, and Virtual Reality have in common?

They are oxymorons. Oxymorons are words or word phrases that seem to contradict themselves. Let’s investigate a few: “Giant shrimp,” “bridegroom,” and “virtual reality.”  When examined, they aren’t such oxymorons at all. Giant shrimp Shrimp had somewhat the same naming issue as lobster did. Lobsters are Crustaceans — any of various predominantly aquatic arthropods of

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Tips for a great blog

Many people think writing a blog is not much more than writing your thoughts. It’s viewed as a sort of free, creative writing that you “blah, blah, blah,” write whatever comes to mind. And many people write their blogs in that manner. Blogs are for your readers, not for you and what you want to

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