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What’s a Style Guide and Which One Should I Use?

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What’s a Style Guide and Which One Should I Use?

What are Style Guides? It can get downright confusing to remember all the writing rules set in place centuries ago. That’s where style guides come in handy; a style guide is a manual that details the standards for writing, designing, and publishing various publications. There are many types of industries publishing materials within their area of expertise. […]

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How to Show Emphasis Without Typing in All-Capitals

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on January 23, 2015 4 Comments
How to Show Emphasis Without Typing in All-Capitals

As an editor here at Xulon Press, I have read hundreds of manuscripts. Maybe even thousands. However, the top three things that I’ve seen on a consistent basis is: overuse of the exclamation point, misuse of the semicolon, and capitalizing words and phrases in order to convey emphasis to the reader. While we’ve covered the […]

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