Less vs. Fewer, and other Dilemmas of Technical Writing

You’re a good writer, and others understand what you mean. But there are a few hiccups that always get caught when editors review your papers. This article is intended to assist you in selecting the correct word and avoid word-selection errors. Less or Fewer? This one is easy. If you can count specific items, use…

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When Should I Hire a Grant Writer?

Many people ask me “when’s the best time for the grant writer to get involved?” The answer to this is “it depends.” To find the best timing for your needs, ask yourself the following 10 questions: Your Business Structure Are you functioning as a business or an individual? While some arts and humanities grants target…

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GovLoop Featured Blogger!

My “day job” is within the Federal government, specifically the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. I was one of 14 selected as a 12-week “featured blogger” on this site which caters to government employees and those businesses that work with the government. My first blog will post today, and others will post every Thursday. The…

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Less vs. Fewer, and other Dilemmas of Technical Writing

You’re a good writer, and others understand what you mean. But there are a few hiccups that always get caught when editors review your papers. This article is intended to assist you in selecting the correct word and avoid word-selection errors. Less or Fewer? This one is easy. If you can count specific items, use…

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