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ACTIVE SEARCH: THE THING OF SOMEONE

In the interest of not letting another year or more go by between “Activee Search” posts let’s add this little gem to “Something Was Verbing” and “He Could See.” This one I think we’ll be able to lob up and … Continue reading

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ACTIVE SEARCH: SOMETHING WAS VERBING

Has it really been since March of 2015 that I promised more posts ahead on the subject of active voice? For shame. Better late than never, let’s get back to the subject . . . As an editor, I frequently run across certain … Continue reading

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ACTIVE SEARCH: HE COULD SEE

Our old friends Strunk & White advise: Use the active voice. And though I’m not a 100% devotee of The Elements of Style, this is advice that every author needs to hear and do his or her level best to … Continue reading

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