Active is better – or is it?
Many editors, style guides and university professors will ask writers to use active voice for preference, some professors have been known to go as far as forbidding their students to use the passive voice. They can’t all be wrong, can they? The short answer is ‘no’, they’re not wrong – most of the time. As the… Continue reading
It’s February – welcome to the apostrophe!
What does February mean to you? Groundhog Day? The ‘love’ month? Lunar New Year? Spring just around the corner? All of the above? None of the above? Love is always good, of course, unless you’re lonely, single or broken-hearted, in which case the 14th is just a very sad day that you’d love to ignore.… Continue reading
Happy New Year!
How’s 2019 working out for you so far? The beginning of the year is a great time for forward planning; taking concrete steps towards creating your goals for the year can help you maintain some of those resolutions you embarked on so enthusiastically just 10 days ago. Practicing what we preach, we’ve planned 12 topics… Continue reading
Since we last posted there have been a lot of changes at Prompt Proofing. We’ve been MIA for a few months as far as our blog is concerned and the changes we’ve experienced this past summer are part of the reason for this. We’ve moved By far the biggest change at our end is that… Continue reading
Spring is in The Air
This coming weekend marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time for much of North America – an event that is generally seen as a precursor for spring. In fact, here on Canada’s west coast, spring is already well underway with flowers and blossom blooming valiantly, even if the temperatures are still a little chilly… And… Continue reading