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Festival of Books and Ideas

Words have power. So says the new brochure for eDitmore Editorial Services. I was reminded of that phrase Saturday at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books because it is powerful to watch thousands of people browsing through hundreds of booths filled with words in many shapes and forms for every age and taste. And I […]

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View from a Volcano

Like most Americans, I have been dismayed and disappointed by the tenor of rhetoric coming from Washington in recent months, particularly during the recent debt-ceiling debates. I have a hard time understanding why it seems so difficult to get anything done. But a graphic in the most recent issue of The Economist helped me understand […]

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Grammar Is for the Birds

I was fascinated this week to learn that some researchers now believe birds use grammar! Discovery News wrote about the study this week, and I found it when a friend shared this link: http://news.discovery.com/animals/finches-songs-grammar-110627.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1. The article is based on research published in Nature Neuroscience. It seems some Japanese researchers recorded the song calls of Bengalese […]

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Your Words Matter

Your Words Matter: I chose this phrase for my home page of this website because I thought it conveyed the essence of my work. At the time, I was thinking about finding just the right words for books and articles, ads and brochures, resumes and application letters. But today I keep thinking about that phrase–your […]

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