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SKUMAR IYER

India
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Those related to general and creative writings, usage, grammar, sentence construct, conversational English, etc. We also advise on ways to improve language skills, creative write-ups, grammar, phonetics, accent, spoken English, interview handling tips, group discussion, debating, public speaking, etc.

Roy Johnson

U.K.
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I can answer questions on English language, grammar, writing skills, and study skills. I am particularly experienced in the writing skills required for academic essays, term papers, reports, dissertations, and post-graduate theses.

Martha Beth Lewis

U.S.
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I will answer questions having to do with grammar, plurals, punctuation, capitalization, mood, person, tense, and so on, as well as word usage and word choice. If you want a quick answer to a specific question, particularly if you wish to use formal American English for business or academic purposes (MLA), I can give you a timely response. I also can address word choice, clarity, structure, and similar concerns involving English as a second language. If you want advice of a deeper editorial nature (e.g., substantive [line] editing), please consult an Expert who offers this sort of assistance; I do not offer this sort of assistance.

Richard Johnson

U.S.
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I can answer any question (except homework questions)--usually the same day--on correct English grammar, usage, and (non-fiction) writing style, on the basis of the American practice. All answers are explained, and I encourage follow-up.

Deborah Burgess

U.S.
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Essays--I can assist students with questions concerning the process of writing an essay including preparation of an outline, development of a topic, development of the thesis statement and topic sentences, and paragraph development. I can assist students in helping them determine the proper rhetorical modes for their essay (narration, illustration, description, process analysis, comparison and contrast, and argumentation. I am able to answer questions concerning rules of style for a research paper including referencing sources. I am able to address questions regarding punctuation and grammar.

Joel Bjorling

U.S.
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I can answer questions relating to grammar or general writing technique.

Johnathan Clayborn

U.S.
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I can answer a broad range of questions about both academic and creative writing. I can answer questions about APA format, research and references, essay structure and more. I am particularly helpful in the areas of character development, storyline development, etc. and I can provide authors with an array of tools to help them organize their work.

Jannie Balliett

U.S.
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Any question relating to writing and grammar. I will repeat, questions only-- not discussions or editing. If you need editing, visit my editorial site; http://a1editorial.net. I do not help with homework nor English classes. This is much too involved and I will not "explain" English to non-English speakers. Please rate. If you do not rate, I will need to ban you from my expertise.

Ted Nesbitt

U.S.
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I am the bibliographic instruction and reference librarian at a public college. Some members of the English department recommend me to their students. I offer assistance in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development. My master`s thesis concerns William Faulkner`s tragic novels. I formerly taught advanced placement English at two schools in the Philadelphia area.

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2017-01-16 I love novels by Ken Follett:

Dear Paolo:    Which of the following sentences is/are correct?    1) I love novels by Ken Follett.    2) I love Ken Follett's novels.    3) I love Ken Follett novels.    If all three are possible, do

2017-01-14 I can't help myself doing sthg - I can't help myself FROM doing sthg:

Dear Paolo:    Is it "I can't help myself doing something" or "I can't help myself FROM doing something"?    If both are possible, do they have the same meaning?    *** They are both possible, and they

2017-01-14 Agree on - agree with:

Dear Paolo:      Which of the following sentences is correct?    1) I don't agree ON this part of your answer.    2) I don't agree WITH this part of your answer.    If both are possible, do they mean the

2017-01-13 That vs. which:

As I've previously indicated, "which" is correctly used (only) when the clause it introduces is descriptive (not restrictive). Otherwise "that" is used. This rule is widely ignored, and in the UK--where

2017-01-13 RE: That vs. Which:

Dear Paolo:    Don't apologize.      Some time ago, I promised myself that I would no longer answer questions pertaining to "which or that."  Usually the question has to do with what situations call for

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