“Eat Your Vegetables” of professional skills

Good writing and proper spelling are the “eat your vegetables” of professional skills. Job search hints always emphasize writing and spelling and college applications require excellent writing skills, but I think they are tremendously undervalued in the general culture. Schools want math and science teachers, not writing teachers. Winning the Spelling Bee [...]

Editing

A skilled editor can ensure a readable, informative, and useful written communication, helping to turn good writers into even better ones and weak writers into stronger ones. Even the best writers benefit from good editing..

Or, we could end up with sentences such as, “As a matter of fact, to tell the truth and [...]