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What Are Style Guides? Chicago, APA, MLA and More

Getting people to agree on what makes good writing is difficult. This is because stylistic...

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Types of Editing (Editing vs. Proofreading)

Here at ProofreadMyDocument, we offer editing and proofreading services. But what exactly is the difference...

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5 Festive Christmas Homophones

What can a proofreading blog add to your festive preparations? How about a list of...

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5 Great Autobiography Writing Tips

Writing any book is hard work. But autobiographical writing can be the most difficult of...

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How to Cite a Conference Paper in Vancouver Referencing

After an academic conference, the papers delivered may be published as conference proceedings. So even...

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Word Choice: Flammable vs. Inflammable

‘Flammable’ and ‘inflammable’ look like opposites, but is this actually true? In this post, we...

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5 Tips for Writing a Business Plan

When writing a business plan, what rules do you need to follow? We suggest: Always...

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How to Quote Poetry in MLA Referencing

Writing about Robert Frost? Scribbling about Shakespeare? Then make sure you know how to quote...

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Grammar and Style Tips in Microsoft Word

As well as checking your spelling, Microsoft Word has a grammar and style tool. And...

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Word Choice: Half vs. Halve

The words ‘half’ and ‘halve’ are related. They also sound quite similar when spoken. It...

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Vancouver Referencing – Citing a Newspaper Article

Even in an era of fake news, you can’t get away with fake referencing. Thus,...

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How to Write a Research Grant Application

As a researcher, you may have to fill out many grant applications during your career....

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