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Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?
Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?

Do you struggle with plural possessives? If so, don't feel bad; you're not alone! Knowing when and where to add the apostrophe to possessives can be tricky. Further complicating matters is that the correct usage sometimes looks and sounds wrong. We hope that by the end of this podcast, you'll have a better grasp of plural possessives and how and when to use them. In this podcast, our editors discuss plural possessives and how to use them correctly.

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast
10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor Podcast

Good writing comes from good editing. A professional editor does more than correct mistakes; they can help you turn lead into gold! The following podcast includes 10 reasons to hire a professional editor.

Ligatures Podcast: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use
Ligatures Podcast: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use

In writing, including fiction writing and typography, a ligature is two or more graphemes that are joined to make a single glyph. More simply put, a ligature is a single character that is created by joining multiple characters. In this podcast, our editors will explain what a ligature is and how to use one correctly.

How to Write a Research Proposal—Podcast Part One
How to Write a Research Proposal—Podcast Part One

Writing a research proposal is a daunting task. There are many variables to consider: What's your discipline? What's your purpose? Who's your audience? Before we begin to discuss the nuts and bolts of how to write a research proposal, we need to understand what it is and what it is not. Knowing this now will make the process of writing your research proposal a whole lot easier. Please listen to this podcast to learn more about what a research proposal is and how to write one.

APA Series Part Two: APA Paper Format
APA Series Part Two: APA Paper Format

In the first article of our APA series we talked about APA style and formatting basics. This article will now discuss how to write an APA-styled paper, tackling essay components like the title page, abstract, and body.

APA Series Part Five: APA Reference Page
APA Series Part Five: APA Reference Page

Part five of our APA series provides an example of an APA reference page done to the latest standards of the The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).

APA Series Part Four: APA Title Page
APA Series Part Four: APA Title Page

Are you unfamiliar with how to write an APA title page? Our editors explain how to properly format an APA title page.

What Are Conjunctions?
What Are Conjunctions?

Conjunctions are an integral part of the English language. If used properly, they can improve almost any type of writing. Conjunctions help create better sentences. However, using them incorrectly, or not using them at all, can create choppy and incoherent writing. This article will explain what conjunctions are and how to properly use them in your writing.

Using Dashes: En Dash, Em Dash, 2 Em Dash, or 3 Em Dash?
Using Dashes: En Dash, Em Dash, 2 Em Dash, or 3 Em Dash?

If you’re confused about the various types of dashes and when to use them, you’re not alone. Figuring out whether to use an en dash, em dash, 2 em dashes, or even, gasp!, 3 em dashes can be confusing. Let’s take a look at the different types of dashes and when to use these little punctuation marks.

Steps to Writing a Great Persuasive Essay Podcast
Steps to Writing a Great Persuasive Essay Podcast

Have you been assigned a persuasive essay to write, but aren't sure where to begin? Listen to this podcast to learn what a persuasive essay is and how to write one.

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