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MISTAKE MONDAY for April 22: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. This mistake made me chuckle. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

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Top posts from 2019’s first quarter

Check out my top posts from the first quarter! If you’re trying to figure out how to improve your quarterly commentary process, check out #7! They’re a mix of practical tips on writing (#1, #4, #9, #10), grammar (#2), punctuation (#3), blogging (#5, #6, #8), and investment commentary (#7). I’m only listing one Mistake Monday […]

Test your proofreading skills with Mistake Monday

MISTAKE MONDAY for April 15: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. This mistake is subtle. It took me years to absorb that this is considered a mistake by most proofreaders.                 I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

Bloggers, value your thoughts

Bloggers, value your thoughts

You matter. One of the best ways for writers to distinguish themselves is by sharing their thoughts. That’s why the following line from Theo Pauline Nestor’s Writing is My Drink resonated with me. One of the essential characteristics of a writer is the willingness and ability to see the stories in our lives and to […]

Test your proofreading skills with Mistake Monday

MISTAKE MONDAY for April 8: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. If you find that you’ve made a mistake like this, you may develop a headache, too. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.