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Rules hard to understand? Prescription: use better sentence structure. Accept no substitutes.
Editors are not English referees, as much as we’d like to think so.
Everyone says adverbs should be avoided. You shouldn’t listen to them.
Punctuate your sentences like you would computer code; your syntax will thank you.
Passive voice is sometimes the only reason your readers don’t tear their hair out.
Adverbs are often essential, but using them properly can feel like more than you bargained for.
Should “this” ever be used as the subject of a sentence? In what types of writing is it most and least appropriate?
The difference between an editor and one who simply edits is deliberate practice. What is deliberate practice, and how can it make your editing better?