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how to use apostrophesApril 1, 2015: How to Use Apostrophes
Apostrophes can be a tough nut to crack for some writers, but in actuality, the grammar rules for apostrophe usage are quite easy. Whether English is your native language or English is your second language, understanding and...

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dee marvin emeighNovember 18, 2012: Dee Marvin Emeigh Releases Compelling Book
Author, Journalist, Singer-Song Writer, and Teacher Dee Marvin Emeigh has released an authentic and compelling story, Cafeteria Covenant: The Voice, the Choice, and the Challenge. Emeigh used PaperEditNow.com to edit this superb story that digs deep into a message of faith, hope, and love, along with insights into the character and nature of God.

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difference between i.e. and e.g.October 18, 2012: i.e. and e.g. - What's the Difference?
The Latin terms i.e. and e.g. are commonly used in English writing. However, their correct use is much less common. Some writers use the terms interchangeably while...

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apa styleOctober 10, 2012: Basic Rules of APA Style
Does your academic paper require APA Style? If so, here are some basic rules that will facilitate your compliance. If you need more specifics, please reference the...

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novel editingAugust 21, 2012: Rahfeal Gordon Releases Memoir
Author, Motivational Speaker, and Entrepreneur Rahfeal Gordon has released his compelling memoir entitled One23. Rahfeal used PaperEditNow.com to edit this fantastic autobiographical work.

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sentence fragmentsJuly 3, 2012: The Green Squiggly Line: Sentence Fragments
Does that green squiggly line in your word processor ever get annoying? It annoys us too. One of the most frequent errors we encounter at PaperEditNow.com is the sentence fragment. These mistakes signal an author's lack of writing ability and often make the writing difficult to understand.

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paper editingMay 29, 2012: The Numbers Game: 6 or Six?
When do you spell out numbers or write them as figures? It's a tough call. Simply put, the basic rules for expressing numbers would not be such a game if writers would agree to express numbers entirely in figures or entirely in words. Continue Reading...





book editorApril 3, 2012: Novelist Signs with Publishing Company
Guillermo Paxton's novel, The Plaza, has been selected for publication by No Frills Buffalo Publishing Company, Buffalo, New York. Mr. Paxton used PaperEditNow.com's editors to polish this captivating story that is based on actual events. Continue Reading...




academic paper editingMarch 25, 2012: 10 Commonly Misused Words
The English language is filled with many subtle differences in words. Many of these words sound alike, but their meaning is distinctly different. As a result, writers often misuse these words and do not communicate the intent of their writing. Even worse, they lose credibility with their reader.

The following outlines ten commonly misused words. Continue Reading...



dissertation servicesMarch 14, 2012: Using Part of Your Colon (Semicolon Use)
The semicolon could possibly be the most misused and misunderstood punctuation mark in writing. Many writers use it because it looks impressive. Likewise, most readers don't understand it either, so writers have a fairly good chance of getting away with incorrectly utilizing this punctuation mark.

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grammar checking papersFebruary 26, 2012: Understanding Your Audience
The key for any type of writing is to understand the audience to whom you are communicating.

Obviously, your audience varies for the type of writing you are doing, but if you are able to first understand this audience, what they expect from your writing and how they process it, you will not only communicate with them, but you will be communicating effectively. Continue Reading...



document editingFebruary 20, 2012: Punctuation and Quotation
Writers love to use quotation marks. Whether to provide a quote, write dialogue, set off words used in special ways, or to set off titles, quotation marks are prevalent throughout any composition and an important part of writing.

However, many writers often misuse punctuation at the end of their quotations. Continue Reading...



essay proofingFebruary 16, 2012: Misspelled Words - Remembering Dan Quayle
Of course, most people remember Dan Quayle infamously spelling "potato" incorrectly. These instances of public humiliation are very common.

For example, in 1988, graduates from the University of Wisconsin received two diplomas. Continue Reading...




essay editingFebruary 13, 2012: Why Writing is Like Baseball
Writing is like baseball; you need a good starter and an even better closer. If not, you lose the game (or your reader).

Part One: The purpose of an opening paragraph is to clarify your thinking about the subject and accomplish three objectives. Continue Reading...
Part Two: Closing paragraphs are imperative to provide resolution and/or clarify certain points in your composition. Likewise, they help readers see the importance of your thesis or message. Continue Reading...

online editingFebruary 10, 2012: Why You Need an Editor / Proofreader
BECAUSE YOU ARE HUMAN. We all make mistakes. It's a fact of life that won't change.

However, poor and sloppy writing is an immediate reflection of YOU. When you write a letter, email, resume, note to your boss, or a term paper, you are representing yourself in black and white. Your words are permanent and cannot be retracted. Continue Reading...



Dissertation ServicesFebruary 8, 2012: Eliminating Nonessential Words
As a writer, it's easy to become enamored with fancy prose. We want our writing to possess credibility, and therefore, we sometimes, consciously or sub-consciously, add words that are unnecessary and convolute our sentence constructions.

Let's stop right here. Is the point of your writing to communicate or to sound fancy? I think you get the point. Your audience wants to read your content in exactly the number of necessary words - nothing more. Continue Reading...


proof readFebruary 6, 2012: Using Transitional Words and Phrases
When conducting editing and proofreading for documents on this site, many of our editors often note the lack of transitional words and phrases used by authors in their work.

Transitional words and phrases are key elements to creating the relationships between sentences in a paragraph. Specifically, these words and phrases identify spatial, chronological, and logical connections in writing. Continue Reading...

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