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Fix Filter Phrases

4/15/2018
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This episode’s self-editing tip is closely related to the tip from the previous episode, Rue the Day. Fixing filter phrases will help you toward “resisting the urge to explain,” or, as the more well-worn writing advice says, “Show, don’t tell.” I’ll share a before and after example of how filter phrases unintentionally remove your reader […]

Duration:00:08:21

Rue the Day

4/8/2018
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This quick self-editing tip is one you’ve very likely heard if you’ve been a writer for nearly any length of time. Some call it “Resist the urge to explain.” Others call it, “Show, don’t tell.” If we’ve all heard this advice, why do so many first-time writers fail at following it? And should “Show, don’t […]

Duration:00:08:27

Search for Problematic Punctuation

4/2/2018
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What punctuation always proves problematic for you? Have you ever taken a few moments to figure out what the right usage is? And once you discover that, how do you ensure you remember it? That’s the topic for this short episode’s topic (which carries over from last week’s topic too). “Are you a comma chameleon, […]

Duration:00:07:32

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