How do you tell someone who knows little or nothing about your profession what you do?
Updated: February 28, 2010, - 02:49 PM
What is style?
Updated: February 14, 2010, - 05:49 PM
What is your writing IQ? Here's a follow-up assessment. Ready?
Updated: January 31, 2010, - 12:21 PM
With multi-tasking, constant interruptions and our hurried pace these days, proofreading errors are proliferating. Mean wile, we risk losing credibility in the eyes of our readers.
Updated: January 17, 2010, - 04:41 PM
Oh, my gosh! It's 2010 already! What happened to 2009? Quick, it's not too late -- you can still make your resolutions.
Updated: January 03, 2010, - 01:31 PM
With so much to worry about these days, I'm always on the lookout for good news, and today I realized it had crept in all around me. Like fog coming in on little cat feet, human kindness was everywhere.
Updated: December 20, 2009, - 12:52 PM
The other day I got into a fight with my computer.
Updated: December 06, 2009, - 05:09 PM
Although the passive voice is sometimes useful, the active voice is shorter, more direct and more emphatic. Often, however, the problem is not the overuse of the passive voice; it's the overuse of passive-sounding constructions.
Updated: November 29, 2009, - 11:09 PM
We live in a competitive world, a world of winners and losers, where winning means overcoming, vanquishing or destroying your opponent.
Updated: November 15, 2009, - 10:04 PM