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Why I love learning French

Posted: June 11, 2018

Mastering another language can be challenging, but it has many benefits. Find out why our guest blogger is really enjoying her experience as an adult student learning French as a second language!

Kicking the em dash habit

Posted: May 28, 2018

Torn between whether to use a spaced en dash or an unspaced em dash? This post by guest blogger Line Lalande may help you decide.

Novice editors, reach up the value ladder

Posted: May 21, 2018

Are you just starting your editing career? If so, find out how to go beyond correcting errors in grammar and spelling to give your clients added value, with advice from veteran editor Tom Vradenburg.

I speak, therefore I am

Posted: May 14, 2018

A travel experience opened the eyes of our guest blogger, Pascale Bourque, on what we gain from speaking a foreign language. We bet this post will make you want to learn one!

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