Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? There’s more than one mistake, so tell me about the mistake that bothers you the most. Please post your answer as a comment. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.
Do you leave spaces around slashes in expressions such as “and/or” or do you open up spaces, using “and / or”? I’ve seen both styles. The online AP Stylebook (paid subscription required) says “No space on either side of the slash.” Here’s what Garner’s Modern American Usage says about “and/or”: A legal and business expression […]
Political divisions in America have me thinking about how to speak with people with whom I disagree. This is personal. I have an aunt with whom I can’t talk politics. As a result, I was intrigued by the chapter called “Don’t Argue” in Trish Hall’s Writing to Persuade. Arguments don’t get good results Hall makes […]
Have you ever considered writing a book? Amy Buttell, author of the forthcoming Get Your Book Done in this Lifetime: A Financial Advisor’s 5-Step Guide to Writing a Book that Boosts Your Business shares her thoughts in this guest post about how writing a book could benefit you. Target a growing niche […]
Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? I think you’ll find this one pretty easily. Please post your answer as a comment. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.