Menu

Month: April 2018

Mistakes New Fiction Writers Make: Dialogue

on April 28, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Writing Fiction
facebook in twitter

Using terms like "uttered," "exclaimed," or "interjected" can pull your reader out of the flow of your narrative and make them focus more on the words than on what you’re conveying with those words. And let’s not even get started on "ejaculated," the biggest dialogue-tag offender of all time!

CONTINUE READING

Nesting in Lists and Outlines

on April 18, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Writing Guides
facebook in twitter

Let’s focus on the pre-writing phase of your project and how list making can be a useful method for organizing your words, and with them your thoughts

CONTINUE READING

When Grammar Check Is Wrong

on April 4, 2018 by ProofreadingPal in Editing Tools
facebook in twitter

I’ve already talked about the limitations of spell check, but grammar check is actually a trickier beast, sometimes offering what look like perfectly reasonable “improvements” to your work that actually are the opposite.

CONTINUE READING

Live Customer Support Hours 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Submit Documents 24/7

Contact Us 888-833-8385