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Five Pet Peeves about Punctuation

October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Writing

In case you missed it, Saturday, September 24 was the eighth annual National Punctuation Day. This holiday was invented by Jeff Rubin, who runs a newsletter publishing company in Pinole, California. The NPD website includes links to a variety of interesting materials, not the least of which is this article about how a comma in […]

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I Don’t Want to Brag, But…

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Marketing, Publicity, Writing

A certain discount store has been running a television ad focused on bragging about the bargain buys women were able to find. The message hasn’t sent me shopping, but it did make me think about bragging. Some of my clients, particularly women, have told me that they find it difficult to write about themselves and […]

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Put It into Words

May 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Writing

“You do not know what you yourself think until you put it into words.” Garrison Keillor said this in a documentary about his radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion.” I frequently listen to his show, and I saw the film on public television a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t note the name, but I […]

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