I could give you 129 reasons why, but part of being a good editor is being concise. Whether you’re writing a book or a blog, a speech or a whole communications strategy, you need someone who can help you develop your ideas, make sure you’re communicating clearly and work with you to achieve your goals.
Every writer has them. Those words, phrases or grammatical mistakes that drive us crazy. The three words I list below are perfectly acceptable for many people. They don’t break any grammar rules. But over my years as a professional writer, I work daily to avoid using these words. In my opinion, choosing alternative constructions can … More Three grammar pet peeves