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Editing Tip for August 2016

Editing Tip for August 2016

I don’t know about you, but I always have trouble remembering if certain words should be capitalized when in a title. Also, what is capitalized depends on the style of writing you’re doing. Journalists do it one way, creative writers another, academics a third way. About the only capitalization rules that are consistent include: capitalize the first word capitalize all…

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Editing tip of the month

Editing tip of the month

Is that color between black and white gray or grey? Do we go to the theater or the theatre? Do we head toward or towards the light? Do you honor or honour your mother? Do you obtain a driver’s license or licence? Do you like to write dialog or dialogue? Well, it depends upon where you live. The first of…

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Editing Tip for January

Editing Tip for January

Compound words can be tricky. A compound word is a combination of two or more words that function as a single unit of meaning. Some compound words stand as two separate words or open compounds. Others consist of two words bumped together, closed compounds, and still others are hyphenated compounds. You would think there has to be some rule as…

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