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Infer or Imply: The Importance of Using Precise Words

I recently wrote a blog about the  journalist’s responsibility to be specific with their words – the topic at hand was micro-evolution vs. macro-evolution. Ironically, my failure to use precise words taught me a lesson. A reader disagreed with my position, and … Continue reading

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Delete the Excess

Almost every experienced writer, when I’ve asked for books to improve my skill, has referred me to “The Elements of Style,” by William Strunk and E.B. White (Charlotte’s Web). It’s a practical little book, loaded with grammar tips, structure commands, … Continue reading

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