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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 […]

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 […]

Subjects and Predicates

January 16th, 2020 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Sentences are made up of a subject and a predicate. Both can be either simple or complete. The simple subject is the noun, and the complete subject is the noun as well as all of the words associated with it. The simple predicate is the verb, and the complete predicate includes all of the words […]

Awkward Sentences

August 22nd, 2019 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Usually people can recognize an awkward sentence when they read it or hear it aloud. But what exactly makes it awkward can be hard to identify. Some of the below issues might be the cause, so when you are writing avoid as many as possible. Unnecessary dependent clauses—Eliminate that is, which is, that are, and […]

The Serial (or Oxford) Comma

June 27th, 2019 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When you place a comma after the word “and” in a list or series, it’s called a serial comma. (It is also called the Oxford comma because the popular Oxford University Press recommends using it.) For example, if you write, “Red, blue, and green are my favorite colors,” that comma after “blue” and before “and” […]


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