A wide, deep difference exists between elementary proofreading and editing, which includes proofreading as only a small part of a larger process. Know the differences when you shop for writing help.
Most editors are good editors, but occasionally a writer may find themselves dealing with an inexperienced editor whose changes are not helpful. This is a situation that needs negotiating carefully.
Apostrophes can get pretty complicated. Find out about the possessive apostrophe and avoid using them incorrectly.
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Does the apostrophe trip you up? It's hard to know when exactly to use it, but this concise hub will give you the story of Señor Apostrophe's job description so that you'll always remember when to use him. He loves to be used and hates to be abused.
Some authors want to have a lot of conversation with their book editors. But that might put editors in a different role than what they should be. Find out why your editor may not want to talk to you.
Strunk and White is a classic style manual for writers. Arthur Plotnik advises authors to put some Spunk and Bite into their writing and gives examples. For those who want to write with zip.
Readability is an evaluation of text to understand how easy it is to read. A text can have complexity, legibility, familiarity, and typography.
I found a valuable-3-part writers' rule. This idea helped me. Apply this new three-part technique; you'll gain new authority. To explain, see below, examples from successful authors; Jane Austen and Australian author, Patrick White.
Some advice and examples of how to improve writing, be it fiction or fact; the importance of proof-reading and choosing your words carefully.