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Editing Tip – May 2016

Editing Tip – May 2016

What do you do when you’re not sure if you should double the last letter when adding a suffix like ed or ing? Is it canceled or cancelled? Commited or committed? Traveling or travelling? English has a general rule, or should I say, multiple rules for this: If a one-syllable word ends in a consonant followed by a vowel followed…

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Editing Tip of the Month

Editing Tip of the Month

That is one of the most often used words in the English language and one of the most versatile. It can be a pronoun (That is my belt.), an adjective (That book is my favorite.), an adverb (The worm is about that long.), and a conjunction (I was so tired that I fell asleep standing up.). That is one busy…

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