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A Parallel Universe

Writers sometimes cause confusion by failing to make the elements in their writing parallel. . . .

Not Entitled

In our editing, we often note that writers misuse titles in three key ways . . .

However: Where to Place It?

Claire Kerhwald Cook notes that when however means “but” or “in spite of that,” the term “should follow the element that contrasts with something previously stated” . . .

Do Like I Say, Not Like I Do

Some writers incorrectly use like in sentences, such as the title of this blog post, that require as. Other writers, wary of like, avoid the term even in sentences that require it . . .

The Confused Answer

After reading the title of this post, you probably think that I will be telling you about an answer that is mixed up . . .

Sins of Omission

Writers sometimes ask their readers to understand too much. Here are a few common problems and how to remedy them. . . .

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