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Working with a Copywriter

February 25th, 2021 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Here is the sixth of my top eight tips to help you become familiar with the role of a copywriter and move the writing process along smoothly: Keep in mind that you get what you pay for. It amazes me how business people will drop thousands of dollars on Web or print design and hesitate […]

A Visit to the Asylum

February 11th, 2021 in Writing Prompts by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

One morning you awake to find yourself in a straightjacket, being taken off to an asylum. What do the guards and psychiatrists say you did? How do you prove your sanity?

Working with a Copywriter

January 28th, 2021 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

I let you know that I have come up with tips to help you become familiar with the role of a copywriter and move the writing process along smoothly. Here is the fifth of my top eight tips. Ask for references, and contact them. All writers can show you samples of well-written material, but how […]

Christmas Thief

December 10th, 2020 in Writing Prompts by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Your neighbor is hanging her Christmas decorations. You smile, wave, and say, “Looks good,” as you pull into your garage. Suddenly, you pause and notice that her decorations look very familiar and may be yours. To confirm, you dash to the basement and see that all of your Christmas decorations are missing. You decide to […]

Quarterly Journal of Economics

December 3rd, 2020 in Politics & Social Sciences by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Question Marks and Quotation Marks

November 26th, 2020 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Some marks of punctuation depend on the context of the words as to whether they will go inside or outside the quotation marks. The question mark is one such punctuation mark. When what is in the quotation marks is a question, the question mark will go inside the quotation marks. When the entire sentence is […]

Punctuation Rules

November 26th, 2020 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

With the various types of punctuation, there should be some hard-and-fast rules for their usage, right? Well, there are. The problem that people have generally lies in either they don’t know the rules or they confuse American rules with British rules. When in a quote, the period and the comma always go inside the quotation […]

Dead Air

November 5th, 2020 in History by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Grammar 101

October 15th, 2020 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis is a freelance proofreader and editor that knows firsthand that grammar and punctuation are the roots to a good-paying profession. April Michelle taught Grammar 101 as group instruction with online discussion forums and instructor feedback via a Google group for The Pen Institute July 16 – September 24, 2018. April Michelle’s 10-week […]

Barn Light

October 8th, 2020 in Writing Prompts by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Late at night you awake to find your spouse not in bed. Exploring the farmhouse, you find that there are no lights on and the kids are still sound asleep. Past the fields, you see light shining from the barn. When you walk to the barn and open the door, what do you find?


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