Did you catch the mistake in the headline? It’s amazing how quickly our minds fill in missing information. That shows why proofreading and editing are often difficult tasks to handle on our own. For writers, allowing someone to review your work or — gasp — suggest changes can be a difficult task. But editing is […]
Which of the following is better? Being adroit at something. Being an expert at something. I guess the answer may depend on what that “something” is. If a customer is looking for a logophile or a linguist, he or she would surely seek out the adroit. But in many cases, what people really want is […]
Crafting the perfect text to communicate an idea isn’t an easy prospect. Many questions must be answered before a single word can be put to paper. Who is my audience? What do I want my audience to know? What do I want them to do with that information? Those questions are just the beginning. Effective writing is […]
The text for your brochure or website is finished. Time to put it in a template and publish it, right? Not so fast! Editing is a vital step in the writing process. A former boss referred to writing a first draft as spewing. It’s all about getting words on paper. But are those the right words? Are […]
In today’s world, presenting a professional image is a key part to setting your business apart from the competition. Having attractive, professional ads and promotional materials tells your customers that you will treat their business well, too. Producing such materials can be confusing. Should a piece be in color or black-and-white? What about one color or […]
Hello there! I'm Dawn. I am a Christ-follower who loves writing. I have two works in progress--a novel and a Bible study--and work as a full-time PR professional. I blog about my faith journey and life in general.