Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I think this one is easy. What do you think? I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.
What can you do if you want to purge jargon from your vocabulary, but you don’t know how to explain investment and economic jargon in plain language? Glossaries can help. Online glossaries of investment and economic terms Here are some online options: Finimize Glossary—I like the conversational tone of the Finimize entries, but its entries […]
Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.
Check out my top posts from the last quarter! They’re a mix of practical tips on proofreading (#1), punctuation (#2), white papers (#3), writing (#4, #5, #7, #8, #9), marketing (#6), and blogging (#10). I’m only listing one Mistake Monday post, although more were among the most viewed. Thank you, readers! However, one Mistake Monday […]
I was intrigued by the following tip in Draft No. 4, a book written by John McPhee, a staff writer for The New Yorker. I settled on an ending before going back to the beginning. It’s always good to have the ending in mind before you start a draft. That will take you to your […]