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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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Types of Editors

May 12th, 2022 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When searching for an editor, keep in mind that journal editors and book editors have different skill sets. Be sure you choose the editor that fits your publication type. Typically, academic journals have strict conformity rules. The articles are shaped to a specific format, and the editing is usually done on a tight deadline. Journal […]

Confederate Gold

May 5th, 2022 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Finding Clauses in Sentences

April 28th, 2022 in Grammar by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

The main clause of a sentence is the independent part of the sentence that can stand on its own as a complete sentence. Below are two main clauses in the form of simple sentences. Example I forgot to get the mail. I asked Dave to pick it up. The same two main clauses can sometimes […]

The Industry Conference Game Changer

April 21st, 2022 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

The 2021 Be a Better Freelancer conference was three days of sessions orchestrated by April Michelle Davis, executive director of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, and Ruth Thaler-Carter, founder of Communication Central. A lineup of your fellow industry speakers, such as Laura Briggs, Nicole Evelina, and Jake Poinier, are representative of the […]


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