The Editor's cCorner: Posts by DLA Editors & Proofers

Use Style Separators with Level 3, 4 and 5 Heading Styles

According to the APA style, the body of the paragraph follows directly after level 3, 4 and 5 headings. However, when using MS Word’s automated Table of Contents (TOC), if a heading style is applied to the heading so that … Continue reading

Posted in APA Editing

Real Estate Pro Turns to DLA Editors & Proofers for Marketing Expertise

HOUSTON, TX — November 12, 2015 — When it comes to real estate transactions, clients choose Karen Arbelaez (http://web.har.com/aws/aws.cfm?agent_number=496888) because of her track record, experience and expertise in the frenetic Houston real estate market. She cites those same reasons for … Continue reading

Posted in Client Spotlight

DLA Editors & Proofers Client Lands Book in Renowned Historic New Orleans Collection

HOUSTON, TX — October 22, 2015 — Robert Woolfolk, author of Little Slices of the Big Easy and an editorial client of Houston-based editing and proofreading service DLA Editors & Proofers (DLA) (http://www.dlaeditors.com), has learned his book has been accepted … Continue reading

Posted in Book Editing

What a Difference a Year Makes!

In the year since we launched our specialized ERAS Application Editing/Feedback services, DLA Editors & Proofers have become a popular option among those applying for medical residency. In September 2015 alone, we saw a 10% increase in requests for our … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Statements

DLA Editors & Proofers Earns Coveted A+ Rating From BBB

HOUSTON, TX — September 3, 2015   Houston-based editing and proofreading service DLA Editors & Proofers (DLA) (http://www.dlaeditors.com) has been awarded an A+ Rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The A+ Rating is the highest rating awarded by the … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Editing, Professional Proofreading

The Connecticut Women’s Consortium: Edifying Communities Through Holistic, Trauma-Informed and Gender-Responsive Care

Not everyone who suffers a tragic life event can find a healthy means to cope. To them, the world no longer feels safe, and they struggle to get through the day. Individuals that experience trauma and traumatic events often don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Client Spotlight

3 Easy Tips to Help Avoid Plagiarism

Throughout most of human history, plagiarism was not a crime—it was an art form. While historians have accused many great artists and thinkers of the practice, the charges rarely stuck. Some even wagged their tongues at the moral prudes: as … Continue reading

Posted in APA Editing

Why Getting to the Point Matters (When Writing an APA Paper)

One of my best friends is a Ph.D. in political science candidate at Purdue University, and as a teaching assistant he grades the APA papers of undergraduate students. One of the problems he finds most frequently, he once told me, … Continue reading

Posted in APA Editing

Jill’s House: Offering Respite to Families of Children with Special Needs

Imagine for a moment you are a father or mother in a family with three boys, and that you have just received the exciting news that in a few months, you are going to be adding a baby girl. You … Continue reading

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5 Grammar Tips for a Great Valentine’s Day Date

No matter if it’s a first date or a 401st date, everyone wants to look his or her best on Valentine’s Day.  Planning the right restaurant, the right clothes and the right flowers are a great start, but what about … Continue reading

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