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Books as Friends

August 31st, 2017 in Quotations by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors and the most patient of teachers.” —Charles W. Eliot

Dictionaries

August 24th, 2017 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

All dictionaries are not created equal. Do you know what your dictionary is doing for you? Most dictionaries are now descriptive. They list the most frequent pronunciations and spellings first, even if they are not the best usages. Many dictionaries even include words that are considered nonstandard, such as “can’t,” “alright,” and “ya’ll.” Very few […]

Bye Bye Monster

August 10th, 2017 in Featured Titles by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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EI at Agile Writer Conference

August 3rd, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis spoke on the topic of Working with an Editor: The Editorial Process at the Agile Writer Conference on January 28. April Michelle , a professional freelance editor, shared from personal experiences as well as voicing what other editors and authors have relayed to her about what can be done to stimulate the […]

Bold Strokes

July 13th, 2017 in Arts & Photography by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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Book Signing at Takoma Park

July 6th, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis unveiled her recently published book A Princess in Disguise at the Takoma Park Book Fair on December 11, 2016. April Michelle was one of 35 authors representing many genres displayed throughout the pages of the books . The atmosphere surrounding April Michelle was electrifying as the public gathered around her table to […]

The Hunt for Typos

June 22nd, 2017 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

Sometimes, despite an editor’s best efforts, a mistake is printed. Some people think, “Oh well, editors are human, after all.” But typos do 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 of a text […]

Success for Hire

June 8th, 2017 in Business & Money by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

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EI Revamps Grammar Refresher

June 1st, 2017 in EI News by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

April Michelle Davis excitedly announces the development of Grammar 101. April Michelle listened to her participants. The one comment that she kept hearing from them was that grammar can make or break the manuscript, which is the heart of April Michelle’s new course. So to keep true to her values and to provide the participants with […]

The Importance of Indexes

May 25th, 2017 in Tools by April Michelle Davis. Read More » 0

When book buyers are considering potential purchases, the index can make the difference. A simple, organized layout with clear sections and an easy-to-use index will give your book the edge. Although writing an index can seem daunting, it strengthens the appeal of your work. The index must be clear and accurate to maximize its efficiency […]


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