Tag Archives: media outlets

  • 15 Grammar Errors You Can Avoid Using an Infographic

    Proofreading your own writing can be difficult, and it’s always best to hire a professional, but here’s an infographic from Copyblogger that should give you a head start. Thank you, Copyblogger, for allowing fans to embed this infographic in our own blogs. Like this infographic? Get more content marketing tips from Copyblogger. If you like […]

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  • New Movie, Max, Honors Military Dogs

    By Michelle Hutchinson In today’s complex world, sometimes it’s hard to know whom you can trust. That was not the case for fictional Marine Corporal Kyle Wincott and his bomb/gun/ammo-sniffing military dog, Max, in the aptly named Warner Bros. movie, Max, which is scheduled to open in theaters tomorrow. Due to connections to a network […]

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  • Should Resume Advice Come from Graphic Designers?

    By Michelle Hutchinson A provocative article, The Best and Worst Fonts to Use on Your Resume, has been making the rounds this week. Published on the Bloomberg Business website, the post contains input from three typographers on the type style to use on your…you guessed it: resume. Four people have asked me for my feedback […]

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  • Book Marketing: Why and How to Identify Your Target Audience

    By Michelle Hutchinson If you read our recent interview with Pat Fiorello, former corporate marketing executive turned artist and author, she reminded us that the key to any successful marketing strategy is knowing your target audience. The same holds true for marketing your book, whether fiction or nonfiction. That means you need to ask yourself […]

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  • D.C.’s Newseum Serves Up a Journalistic Feast

    by Michelle Hutchinson In just a few weeks, children around the country will be on summer vacation, and many families will be headed to Washington, D.C., to explore the museums and historic sites. Washington is a city that never gets old for me. There’s still so much there that I have never seen. On a […]

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  • NWU and The Newspaper Guild Call Off HuffPo Boycott

    By Michelle Hutchinson Recently, I blogged about the National Writers Union’s Pay the Writer campaign, which grew out of The Huffington Post’s failure to compensate many of the freelance journalists who helped build the organization. However, on October 20, the NWU and The Newspaper Guild called off their boycott of The Huffinton Post (HuffPo), since […]

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  • NWU Panel Explores eNews Revenue Models

    By Michelle Hutchinson If you didn’t know that online freelance journalists were upset about their minimal pay (or about not getting paid at all), you’d certainly have realized it after attending the National Writers Union (NWU) Pay the Writer panel session. Sam Apple, one of the panelists and founder and editor-in-chief of TheFasterTimes.com, explained that […]

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  • What Is the Future of Writing for Online Freelance Journalists?

    By Michelle Hutchinson On February 6, 2011, AOL purchased The Huffington Post, one of the most widely read online news sources, for $315 million. Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief and founder of The Huffington Post (HuffPo), built the site’s reputation using bloggers, many of whom never got paid for their work. The sale of HuffPo to AOL […]

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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.

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