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The Egg-Laying Wooly Milk-Pig

The Egg-Laying Wooly Milk-Pig by Rita Goldner My friend Eva is truly a Renaissance woman in every sense of the word. She is a farm girl, but also has a PhD. We used to work together, and in her spare … Continue reading

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No Problem? No Thanks.

No Problem? No Thanks. by Kathleen Watson I encourage people to speak—and write—words of thanks in both their personal and business lives. We all like to know our efforts are recognized and appreciated. Whenever I have a book event or … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: Fun With Collective Nouns

The Effective Author: Fun With Collective Nouns © 2017 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Most authors do their best to use spelling, words, and grammar correctly. And most authors are well aware that language evolves over time. … Continue reading

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Profanity Stress: Language for Our Times and Others

Profanity Stress: Language for Our Times and Others © 2016 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Is the English-speaking segment of the World now in profanity stress? In the last few months, I have noticed a large shift … Continue reading

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Silly Grammar Debates

Silly Grammar Debates by Jake Poinier I’m a member of a group of editors on Facebook, and it never fails to surprise me how heated and opinionated people can become about the smallest points of grammar. (As I wrote earlier … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm by Lesley Sudders A poster with this Ralph Waldo Emerson quote probably hung in your high school classroom, right? Or maybe it was rotated every day or so with other inspiring adages in hopes we students might ingest these … Continue reading

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A Quick Grammar Trick to Improve Freelance Sales

A Quick Grammar Trick to Improve Freelance Sales Success in freelance writing isn’t just about putting words to the page: It’s a matter of selling your skills, your services, and yourself. For many freelancers, the business side is a more … Continue reading

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