A BRIEF REVIEW OF GRAMMARLY

A BRIEF REVIEW OF GRAMMARLY

I have been using Grammarly for a couple of years now. For the most part, I have found it useful. I used it the most as the Chrome extension when I was line editing short articles for my local school district’s e-newsletter and social media. It helped me to catch...
SAVE CASH WITH BETA READERS

SAVE CASH WITH BETA READERS

Occasionally, someone will ask me if I can read their work and “tell them what I think.” Though I love writers and readers, unfortunately, I don’t have time to read everything that’s put in front of me. Plus, I realize that what they are usually asking for is a...
TO GERUND OR NOT TO GERUND

TO GERUND OR NOT TO GERUND

Some of my line editing clients have loved starting sentences with gerunds, or words ending in “ing.” This is not terrible in itself, but as it is in writing as in everything else, balance is important.  And sometimes starting a sentence with a gerund phrase just...