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Rewriting the Zombies: Using “Likely” for “Probably”
In this series, learn why zombie rules don’t work and what rule you can follow instead. This week, we’ll tackle the “likely” and “probably.”
The Quick Guide to Improving Your Business Writing
Identifying the best way to improve your writing skills is a time-consuming feat, so we’ve created a step-by-step guide help you get you started!
How Right Touch Editing’s Process Can Benefit Your Writing Project
Need help with a writing project but worried about the lengthy editing process? Learn how Right Touch Editing makes things quick, easy, and accessible!
Move Your Writing Forward with the BIC Writing Retreat
Writing stalled out? Get a jump on your next project with our free virtual retreat. Join us November 21–23, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EDT.
Creatives and Digitals: Clarifying Common Industry Jargon
Some industries use jargon that can confuse wide audiences. For instance, many PR agencies use the words “creative” and “digital” as nouns.
Dating Style: What Kind of Numbers to Use
With many style guides out there, it can be hard for an editor to keep track of the rules on writing out simple items like numbers and dates.
5 Questions to Ask About a New Word
If you’re looking for new words to express new ideas or old ideas in new ways, here’s five questions you should ask before using a new word.
Grammar Bite: Comparing “Compare With” and “Compare To”
Editing is a tedious task, especially when dealing with similar phrases “compare with” and “compare to.” It’s time to clarify the confusion.
Crafting Usable Style Sheets
Style sheets are important tools for every copyeditor. Therefore, it’s content, organization, and format are key to the document fulfilling its purpose.