Despite the fact that circumvent and circumnavigate both start with the Latin prefix “circum-” meaning “around,” these two verbs mean to go around in different ways. Circumvent means to go around something so as to avoid it, such as a physical obstacle or an issue. For example: Being financially insured can help you circumvent financial […]
Editorial Inspirations Blog
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Recently, a potential client came to me with the idea that I could edit his book in a few weeks. Although there is no rule as to how long an editing job will take, there are ways to estimate how long it will take and how much to charge. A few weeks is certainly not […]
Learn from an expert in the industry, April Michelle Davis, the best practices of putting macros to work for you. April Michelle will work with you to design macros specifically to your specifications. April Michelle taught Macros 101 through the Editorial Freelancers Association October 5 to November 30. In this course, April Michelle and the participants created macros […]
April Michelle Davis taught Grammar Refresher through the EFA September 7 – November 9. April Michelle wrote this course material concise and with regards to the rules to aid writers of all genres to produce grammatically correct, error-free work and be successful in their industries. This course is also useful when writing resumes, job essays, […]
“Books and reading were integral parts of my life growing up and it’s that same love of books I’ve been able to share with my children. The real, urgent need to connect with children by age nine and turn them onto reading with a good book is underestimated. That’s why it’s so crucial to support […]
When writers have deadlines, they will often decide that there are better and more important chores to complete around the house. Dishes need to be washed. Grass needs to be cut. Bathrooms need cleaning. Writers love to write, but when a deadline is looming, writers often feel they cannot write because of the pressure. However, […]
April Michelle Davis has written and published the technical booklet Choosing an Editor: What you Need to Know. In this booklet, April Michelle shares even the smallest and most commonly misunderstood yet important facets to selecting the editor who will jell personality wise with the author and has the skill set to polish a manuscript to levels only […]
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