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Writing and Publishing Your Own Book Is a Rewarding Experience

Guest Blogger

I wish to share my experience about writing my first book. Picking up my first run of 30 copies, seeing the cover, seeing the barcode, realizing that this is real and that I am now a published author has been a very rewarding experience.     Deciding to Write   I had put writing a book on my bucket list about 10 years ago. I started to write a fiction novel in...

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What's Up @ TEC! January 2014 Edition

Office Happenings

  It's January 2014! From all of us here at The Editing Company, many good wishes for a prosperous New Year.   We’ve had a busy few weeks — not to mention the ice storm that swept through the City of Toronto on December 20. Many, many of us were without power, some for as long as 10 days. Now that the holidays (and, for the moment, storms) are behind...

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When Text Speak Enters Our Spoken Conversations

Language & Editing

There’s no question that, for better or worse, texting has brought about a whole new kind of written communication. Certainly, the way we speak heavily influences the way we text. But what should we think about our increasing tendency to speak the way we text? Some Examples A former colleague of mine was fond of saying "BRB" when she left the office. While there's absolutely no doubt that she,...

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