Sorry Writer, It’s Never About Your Idea or Story…

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
Last Tuesday, I took over the page of our Service Uniton Instagram i.e. @funmiadebayodotcom,ย to host The Great Debate: Proofreading vs. Editing and Why You Need an Editor, our first Instagram event ever. It was an exciting time, and we gotย many questions, feedback and service requests via DM on Instagram and our Whatsapp number +234-)9095200210). Participants expressed gratitude as… Continue reading Sorry Writer, It’s Never About Your Idea or Story…

Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
? โ€‹So, editing is beyond correcting typos, grammar and punctuation with text editors like MS Word? Amazing! We can’t stay calm ๐Ÿ’ƒ. Our first ever Instagram Page Takeover with ย Funmi Adebayo (Instagram handle –ย @funmie_adebayoย is going down in a bit๐Ÿ’ƒ . Details: Date: Tuesday May 16 (TODAY) Time: 12 noon Venue (๐Ÿ˜‚) : our instagram page and blog (@funmiadebayodotcom… Continue reading Instagram Takeover: The Great Debate: Proofreading versus Editing and Why you Need an Editor

Punctuation Tip: ‘Bracket Rules’

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โ€‹ One of the most confusing things inย writing is the use of punctuation, especially with brackets and quotation marks. Today, ย let’s focus on the usage of full stop with brackets. The general rule for using full stop with bracket is: Use a full stop insideย the brackets, if the bracket contains a complete sentence, and use the full stop… Continue reading Punctuation Tip: ‘Bracket Rules’

Writing Tips: Wordiness – A Contest of Clarity against Ambiguity

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โ€‹ Here’s another great tip from our heart to yours this beautiful Monday: Wordiness is using more (ambiguous) words than necessary to convey meaning in writing.? Our emphasis today is on the use of weighty ( or ambiguous) words instead of their simpler synonyms.? Clarity will always win over heavy vocabularies in your reader’s mind, so before you… Continue reading Writing Tips: Wordiness – A Contest of Clarity against Ambiguity