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Compound Subjects

September 22nd, 2022 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Generally when there’s an “and” between nouns, we tend to think that this creates a plural subject. For example, “My boyfriend and I are skating” means that two people are doing something, so the subject is plural. If the two subjects being joined by “and” are separate and distinct, then use a plural verb. Example: […]

To Be a Writer

September 15th, 2022 in Quotations by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

“To be a writer is to sit down at one’s desk in the chill portion of every day, and to write; not waiting for the little jet of the blue flame of genius to start from the breastbone—just plain going at it, in pain and delight. To be a writer is to throw away a […]

Manuscript Formatting

September 8th, 2022 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Writers may think that formatting their manuscripts with multiple fonts and text sizes makes those manuscripts look more appealing, but this actually creates more work for editors. When preparing a manuscript for submission, it should be as plain as possible. Copyeditors are focused on the words and do not need to be distracted by excess […]

Royal C. Moore: The Man Who Built the Streetcar Boats

September 1st, 2022 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Moot vs. Mute

August 25th, 2022 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Mute can either be an adjective meaning “silent” or a verb meaning “to deaden or soften a sound.” However, it is rather common, especially in America, to hear someone mistakenly use this word to refer to something that is irrelevant. The word that they really want is moot. For example, it’s quite common to hear […]

Redemption Song

August 4th, 2022 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Editorial Checkpoints

July 14th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Sometimes, despite an editor’s best efforts, a mistake is printed. A few people may think, “Oh well, editors are human, after all.” But for most, typos have a lasting effect. At a minimum, a typo can smudge the reputation of the publisher or website where it was published. Readers often will not trust the credibility […]

Inside the Sell Real Estate

July 7th, 2022 in Business & Money by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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A Princess in Disguise in Goochland

June 16th, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis was invited to be the guest author at the Goochland Farmers Market on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. April Michelle’s table was adorned in royal colors with her young adult book, A Princess In Disguise, in paperback and hardback as the main attractions catching the attendees’ eyes and wooing them over. April Michelle […]

5 Fundamentals for the Wholesale Distribution Branch Manager

June 2nd, 2022 in Business & Money by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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