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An Ode to Punctuation

Ode to Punctuation

Are you aware of the value of skillfully placed punctuation?  In this Ode to Punctuation, we offer some insight into the function and intent of everything from periods, commas, exclamation points, and more.  We confess that the semi-colon is our favorite; it gives rise to a pause.  Life needs its …

school

10 Writing Tips to Start the School Year

For many, Labor Day represents the beginning of a new school year. Although some states are in full session prior to the holiday, many districts start the next day. A number of colleges and universities begin classes at the same time. Writing skills are an imperative part of most academic …

proofreading

YOUR KIDDING ME! (The Important of Proofreading)

Before you succumb to a fainting spell, the title of this blog was merely an attempt to get your attention.  Of course, I know I have used the term “your” to indicate the possession of kidding.  Obviously, I should have used “you’re” to shorten up the phrase “you are”.  Sadly, …

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