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Prep Your Books & Bookshelves for Summer

by Ivy Rutledge The arrival of spring and summer has traditionally been a time to prepare the home for a new season or year. While it’s easy to overlook your books and bookshelves during this process, consider giving your library some extra love. Here are five steps toward a cleaner, more organized collection.…

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Are You a Quote-aholic?

by Ivy Rutledge Quotes and quotations are hot right now, as evidenced by the success of Cheryl Strayed’s new book of quotations, Brave Enough. In the introduction, Strayed says “I think of quotes as mini-instruction manuals for the soul … I believe in the power of words to help us reset our intentions, clarify our…

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Citizenship Journalism

Citizenship Journalism: What Is Our Role?

Does the advance of citizenship journalism give us the right to disclose tactical information? Citizenship journalism is driven by people on the street who supplement—or even break— the news. We no longer need to rely on doled-out, filtered reports. Events take place in real time across the globe. People speak the truth. Pictures don’t lie.…

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When the Right Words Don’t Come Easy…

Proofreading: Why Everybody Needs It When your word needs to stand… When your words are tools to success or failure… When you need to say it with meaning… When you have one chance to impress or impact… Here’s how Precise Proofing helps you…

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Earth Day: Technology Trouble and Green Guilt

YA author Bonnie J. Doerr’s take on going green, Earth Day, and the writing process   As an author of eco-mystery adventures, it’s a treat to be Precise Proofing’s guest blogger in celebration of Earth Day. Even though blogs began appearing in the 1990s, a period that seems like yesterday, I only entered the blogosphere…

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