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Facebook Don’ts

How much do you share on Facebook? You already know (or I hope you do) that it’s probably not smart to tell the world about last night’s drunken escapade or … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

What NOT to Write in a Sympathy Note

How to comfort a grieving friend? A sympathy note is one of the toughest letters to write. As we struggle to find the right words to make the mourner feel … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

10 Top Press Release Tips

In my work as an editor and reporter, I receive dozens of press releases a week. Like most journalists, I’m busy and always on deadline. That means I barely have … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

This Magazine Needs a New Copyeditor

One of my Facebook friends just posted this cover from an old Tails magazine. Does she love her dog — or does she love her dog for dinner? A comma … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Do Words Still Matter?

Pop quiz: I laid down to take a nap. I lied down to take a nap.  Which sentence is correct? Do you know? Do you care? Is this a trick question? In … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 2 Comments
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