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A story about an exclamation mark is exactly what aspiring copy editors need on their shelves (as well as everyone else). With the plethora of exclamation marks in colloquial writing, it’s nice to see a book that makes the exclamation … Continue reading

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A Beginning, A Muddle, And An End: The Right Way to Write Writing

Although it’s a sequel, Avi’s A Beginning, A Muddle, And An End is easy to pick up in the midst of a very good friendship between Avon, “a rather small snail” and Edward, an ant. Avon has decided to write. Conversation … Continue reading

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