Jill Tappert

Jill Tappert ([email protected]) is a freelance editor and media specialist with a keen eye for detail and a passion for precision. A retired attorney, Jill has edited, proofread, and promoted best-selling and award-winning memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books.

A Brief Guide to Style Guides

A piece of writing should be as precise, smooth, and clear as possible. To that end, it should follow the conventions of grammar, syntax, formatting, and style. (Yes, rules are sometimes broken to great effect, and there may be exceptions, but usually writing should follow these conventions.) What is style? Style covers myriad elements, such […]

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