Contractions are shortened forms of words and phrases. Let’s is the contracted form of let us. An apostrophe is used in place of all omitted letters.
Here is Barbara Fanson’s list of special dates in 2016 to include in your promotions. Please note that three of them have not posted new dates for 2016, so get the news as we do. Follow our blog: SterlingEd Jan. 27 Family Literacy Day Feb. 24 World Read Aloud Day Mar. 2 Read Across America Day, […]
A professional editor would spot 8 errors; how many did you spot?
If you haven’t read some of these posts yet, now is a good time. I have three different blogs, so narrowing it down to my favourite 10 blog posts was not an easy task.
You can use the Find and Replace feature in most software programs to spot extra spaces. Sometimes, if you type too fast, you can get an extra space or two. Professional book publishers and designers use one space after a period.
I was reading the PDF version of a book recently and realized that every time I scrolled down to the next page, I also had to shift the page left or right. After some time, it became a little annoying. Why can’t I just scroll down to the next page?
Do you have a worksheet or free eBook that might interest your readers? Entice readers to get the free download by going to your website. You can have a pop-up box to get readers to subscribe to your blog.
Create a page of biographies about yourself in several different lengths. Sometimes, you’re required to submit a bio of 25 words or 50 words. Why not take your time and prepare several bios in advance?
You don’t have to show the entire hyperlink in your blog or promotion. Most software programs allow you to shorten the amount of text in your sentence, but the link to the website will still work.
You can check Google Images to see if someone is using one of your pictures If you’re an illustrator or photographer, you can do a Google Search to see if the image is duplicated on another website or social media page. It’s a great way to see if any of your images have been stolen […]