The Editor's cCorner: Paper Editing

Trimming Your Writing: How Reducing Word Count Improves Effectiveness

  The most effective writers convey their ideas in as few words as possible. Whether you’re aiming to promote a new product with a press release, persuade your audience with a white paper or write the next great American screenplay, … Continue reading

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Getting Used To APA? You’re Not Alone

  Transitioning to college means a new schedule, new responsibilities, and, for many, a new way of writing. Students in the science disciplines will find that their instructors require their papers to adhere to the APA style. The APA Style … Continue reading

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Using the Slash: AP Versus Chicago

  Looking to slash your regular writing habits? If you’re a Chicago-style writer, you’re in luck! AP writers, on the other hand, might want to look at other options. Check out what the AP vs. Chicago blog advises on using … Continue reading

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Numbers in the AP and Chicago Style Guides

  If you’re an academic or business writer, chances are you work in different style guides regularly. Keeping each style guide straight can become confusing, especially when it comes to numbers. Here’s a helpful piece we found from the wonderfully … Continue reading

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Compound Adjectives in APA (and Other Styles, Too!)

  The rules of hyphenation are complex, and those writing in the APA style often agonize over them. If you’re sweating over whether your paper is “well written” or “well-written,” check out this tip we found on the APA Style … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Getting an A on Your Paper

Every year with our editing and feedback, we help thousands of graduate and undergraduate students get A’s on their papers—and do so without committing plagiarism.  Our clients are attracted by the high quality of our work and keep coming back … Continue reading

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Is It Plagiarism to Get My Paper Edited?

  One of the most common inquiries we receive regarding our professional paper editing services is whether having a paper edited would constitute plagiarism.  Our clients are seeking master’s, PhD and undergraduate degrees at the nation’s top colleges and universities, and … Continue reading

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The One Question to Ask When Looking to Hire an Editor

One of my highest priorities as editor in chief of DLA Editors & Proofers is to be personally available to our clients. While the demands on my time sometimes prevent this, I enjoy introducing myself to prospective clients, especially when … Continue reading

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How Do I Find a Great Editing and Proofreading Service?

As they do with many other important decisions, people are increasingly turning to the internet to find an editing and proofreading service for their documents, and there is no shortage of options.  With so many providers available, first, how do … Continue reading

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Follow These Tips for Writing a Good Paper, Before You Hand It in

If you are have trouble writing an undergraduate or graduate paper, you should consider engaging the help of a professional paper editing service. Such services, like those provided by DLA Editors & Proofers, can point out errors you have missed … Continue reading

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