The Editor's cCorner: Screenplays

Understanding Homophones: Wether, Weather & Whether

  What do a castrated goat, today’s forecast, and a tricky conjunctionhave in common? Grammarly’s Shundalyn Allen breaks down these homophones. From white papers to screenplays, make sure to pay close attention to keep from confusing them—or ones like them—in … Continue reading

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Sentence Variety: Bringing Writing Back From the Boring

  Worried your business report or screenplay is starting to sound robotic? Purdue OWL’s Ryan Weber and Allen Brizee discuss how sentence variation energizes writing!   Strategies for Variation   If your logo didn’t appear with your content, could your … Continue reading

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Top 3 Recommendations for Screenwriting Software—Amazon Storywriter

  Which screenwriting software you choose can significantly impact the time it takes you to write your screenplay. Time is money, and of course, there are many options for screenwriting software, and certainly one for every budget. Then again, “free” … Continue reading

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Top 3 Recommendations for Screenwriting Software—Celtx

  Which screenwriting software you choose can significantly impact the time it takes you to write your screenplay. Time is money, and of course, there are many options for screenwriting software, and certainly one for every budget. Then again, “free” … Continue reading

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Top 3 Recommendations for Screenwriting Software—Final Draft

  When it comes to choosing which screenwriting software to use, there are many options, and certainly one for every budget. In this series, we cover DLA Editors & Proofers’ Top 3 Recommendations for Screenwriting Software. As clients of our … Continue reading

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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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Tips for an Outstanding Screenplay—Tension & Dialog

  If you want not just to hook your audience but also keep them riveted throughout your screenplay, look no further than your tension and dialog. In my past 10 years as editor in chief of DLA Editors & Proofers … Continue reading

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Tips for an Outstanding Query Letter

  When it comes to writing an outstanding query letter, details matter. As editor in chief of DLA Editors & Proofers for the past 10 years , I have seen firsthand how authors with great manuscripts and marketing potential fall … 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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Use the Best Editing Services to Make the Right First Impression

Everyone knows making a first impression is critical. For better or worse, we evaluate others within seconds, and our opinion is not likely to change once we have made it. The same is true of your writing. From journal article … Continue reading

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