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7 Comma Rules Every Writer Should Know

In the beginning of 2018, one missing comma in a Maine state law cost Oakhurst Dairy five million dollars. The absence of the Oxford comma made two overtime-exempt tasks, packing and distributing food products, read like one activity, so any worker who distributed but didn't pack any food prod...

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13 Guaranteed Methods for Becoming a Better Writer — Fast

Communication skills are more important than ever, but what if your grammar doesn't quite make the grade? Fifty years ago, you would've walked over to your coworker's desk or called up to the second floor to ask a question. Now, whether your coworkers are in the next cube or half a w...

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The Essential Guide to Becoming a Writer

My path to becoming a professional writer is a slightly unconventional one. In college, I majored in economics, only took one English class, and originally pursued a career in financial advising. But today, instead of walking people through their retirement plan, I spend 90% of my work day writing -...

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