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Word War with Cac the Proofreader

Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR, and this one’s a double dose of fun! We’re going to look at two words, each of which has two spellings and different meanings. So I should say we’re looking at four words! Let’s dive in…   ALTOGETHER vs. ALL TOGETHER.   ALTOGETHER means “completely,” “in total,”…
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Instead of Said

  http://www.spwickstrom.com/said/ There is nothing wrong with using the word said in written dialogue. Be careful not to treat the word said as a word to be avoided. Well written dialogue should never rely on tags such as the ones below, but should convey its own attitude. When using words instead of said, be sure…
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