Cover letters are meant to highlight your accomplishments and to show that you’ve researched the company you hope to join. Some people take this a step too far and capitalize every word they want prospective employers to notice, from past…continue reading →
If you haven’t had your coffee yet, don’t try to write about coffee. Most of the capitalization and spelling conventions surrounding the world’s most beloved bean make sense, but not before you’ve had your cup of joe.Lowercase the names of…continue reading →
A couple weeks ago, I edited a newsletter that contained an article on the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is a chronic, degenerative disorder that causes immense frustration and distress, both for those who live with it and…continue reading →
Whereas reading is almost effortless, writing is the reverse. Even the best writers struggle to put words on paper. About an early draft of The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck lamented in his diary, “My work is no good, I…continue reading →
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