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- Welcome To EditRight 4u
- Writers: Be Blessed To Do The Research!
- Do I really need to have my book edited?
- The Proper Use of “Lay” and Lie”
- Why We Tell Stories
- Editing Response: A Client’s Email
- Writers: Eliminating Wordiness
- Writing is a series of Choices
- Writers – So you want to write a short story?
- 7 Great Websites for Writers
Category Archives: Writing Tips
I received an email from a reader asking me to clarify the usage of “Lay” versus “Lie”. For some reason people have trouble with these two pesky words. In truth it is simple to keep them straight if you remember … Continue reading
I recently did a blog post on being wordy and word choices. I found this great article buried over at the Ball State University JD Writing Center. Although very simple, I think that ties into my orginal post and completes … Continue reading
Writing is a series of choices. As you work on your manuscript you choose your subject, your approach, and your sources. Then when it is time to write you choose the words that will express your ideas and decide how … Continue reading
Most authors write a paragraph and really don’t think about it. The bottom line is that is how it should be (Automatic, to the point, clear and complete). But, what are the characteristics of a good paragraph? That is what … Continue reading
I was recently editing a memoir for a client and I had some questions about comma usage. I found an article on the internet that explained everything I needed to know. I am constantly amazed how easy it is to … Continue reading
We are going to continue on the subject of words that confuse. This time Ensure, Assure and Insure take center stage. Of course, the first point to make is that all of these are verbs and have the general meaning … Continue reading