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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.

Experience in the area

I m a professional editor and published writer.

Organizations

Writers of America, Professional Editors Association, Brazos Writers Group, Sisters of Crime

Publications

Many magazines

Education/Credentials

Associate Degree in Business, majoring in education currently for BA 25 years as a writer and professional editor

Past/Present Clients

Shervin Hojat- "Tend Your Garden Within" and am mentioned in acknowledgements.


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Recent Answers from Jannie Balliett

2015-12-30 at...in:

None really, as both are correct English.    If you should be telling someone where Peter is, you would say: Peter is working AT THE office.    If an employee at the office should ask where Peter is, you

2015-12-26 at...in:

I am sorry it took so long to respond. I didn't get my email notice to this question.    In or at is not the answer.    It depends on what you are conveying. Also, it is more than one preposition needed

2015-11-30 Grammar question:

Using "is" is asking what kind of people your family is.... using "are" is asking who they are; names, identification, etc.    The text on the question and answer is correct, however.    Asking who his

2015-11-16 to cap or not cap...:

She is correct again.    It is:    "Grant!  Lee!  Heel!" shouted Vance Seymour.    When you follow dialogue, it is always lower case.    The only time it is capitalized, is when it is considered a new

2015-11-16 a cap after a question mark?:

J.D., she is absolutely correct.    It should be:     "Vance, where the heck did you learn to shoot like that?"  the president asked.    When you write dialogue, the dialogue is followed (if using 'the

 

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