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Confessions of a non-lifelong Seahawks fan

Sports fans are made, not born. Most of the time, team devotion is handed down from parents to children. In my case, I learned to love the Seattle Seahawks with the help of some friends, and with the help of a profound sense of loneliness. 1,045 more words

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More Tips For Writers

Sharing some of the interesting blog posts and articles I came across in the last few days. I hope you will find them as useful as I did. 199 more words

On Writing: Resources For Writers

Aye, Eye, I: Homophonia!

Susan Pierotti, Creative Text Solutions

What are Homophones?

Simply put, homophones are words that sound the same, from the Greek ‘homo’ meaning ‘same’ and ‘phone’ meaning ‘sound’. 373 more words

Editing And Writing

Don't hate: punctuate!

Susan Pierotti, Creative Text Solutions

The comma is a  very useful device. It can provide a breathing space in a long sentence, it can break up a list into  bite-size chunks, and it can change the meaning of text altogether. 20 more words

English Editing

Is the apostrophe an endangered species?

Susan Pierotti, Creative Text Solutions

A teenager died earlier this year as  a result of a single apostrophe! The ambulance officers in the English city of Cambridge speeding to her rescue were given the wrong address as the emergency service’s software was unable to cope with punctuation. 782 more words

English Editing