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    One of the nice perks of being an editor is getting to meet all sorts of writers, from novices to published authors. Last week, I had the opportunity to meet Jessica Katz. Jessica has been writing for her own enjoyment for many years, but she hopes to see her name in print soon. While talking […]

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  • Discreet vs. Discrete: A Writer’s Trick for Remembering the Difference

    By Michelle Hutchinson Can you keep a secret? If so, people might view you as discreet, a word that means prudent, especially with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature. If you’re writing a memoir, you can be discreet about less-than-admirable family members, friends, and contacts in your background […]

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Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

I've never been one to follow conventional wisdom—at least when it doesn't make sense to me—and I'm not about to start now. Conventional wisdom says to limit your blog to one topic (e.g., writing) or to related topics (e.g., writing, reading, publishing), but my interests are too diverse.

While a good deal of this blog will be devoted to writing, editing, and resumes, I'll also explore topics in health, science, education, and a smattering of other areas. After all, I'm not only an editor and writer, but I am or have been a dentist, teacher, naval officer, environmental researcher, wife, parent, and pet owner.

I hope you'll take some time to provide comments on the posts.

The medical and health content on this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

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