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Search and Replace – a useful editing tool

There are times when a large document, such as a manuscript, needs a massive search and replace. For example, if you’re editing a manuscript and the author has used two spaces after a period instead of the industry standard of one, how do you fix the issue? Or if you need to remove something with […]

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Fire at Will, but aim for his funny bone!

Using Humor in Writing Everyone likes a little humor in writing. A chuckle can break the tension and give the reader a mind break. It’s one of those emotions that snap us out of a dull state of mind, energizes us, and opens the door to a positive reading experience – including ones that introduce […]

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Adverbs – Halt! Friend or foe?

Adverbs are good when used with discretion. Just have another writer critique your work and the first thing that will be brought before the verbal firing squad is adverbs. Adverbs are looked upon as the enemy, but are they all bad? Halt for a moment and put them to the test. Even for experienced writers, […]

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Using Google+ – The Advantages

Is Google+ the Facebook killer? I don’t think so, but I do believe it will overtake Facebook in dominance for social media. Back in May, I gave my reasons why Facebook was putting itself in a position to be overtaken, and that the only thing preventing Facebook’s fall from dominance was a viable competitor. Now […]

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