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  • How writing is like making pickles
    Reading time: Just over 3 minutes If you’ve ever spent a weekend afternoon making pickles, you might understand the similarities the task has with writing… I’m a pretty serious cook. In fact, I managed to turn my three kids into …READ MORE
  • How to make your content scannable
    Reading time: About 1 minute This is my weekly installment of “writing about writing,” in which I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a blog post about how to make …READ MORE
  • The figurative language of Louis Bayard…
    Reading time: About 2 minutes I like to share interesting pieces of figurative language I encounter in my reading. I write today about a series of metaphors from Louis Bayard… …READ MORE
  • What you can do with your old writing (video)
    Viewing time: 4 minutes and 1 second The Write Question is a weekly video podcast about writing that I started in 2017 and that ran, more or less weekly, until …READ MORE
  • What’s a ‘dovecote’?
    Reading time: Less than 1 minute Increase your vocabulary and you’ll make your writing much more precise. That’s why I provide a word of the week. Today’s word: dovecote…. When …READ MORE
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founder of four startups relating to coaching, careers and education

Daphne, your post got more than 600 likes on Facebook.
Thanks so much for writing something people care this much about.

Penelope Trunk


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founder of Action Marketing, a service that turns independent professionals
into confident marketers

What I got with Daphne was more than an editor,
but a partner in making my book the best it could be.
I’ll be referring her to many clients.

Robert Middleton


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Associate Director, International Student Development, University of British Columbia

On my second attempt at submitting my thesis, my supervisor recommended that I look for a writing coach. I found Daphne. My thesis is finished, and I now function in my writing life and my work life in completely different ways. Daphne helped me identify the challenges that were keeping me from achieving my goals.

Michelle Suderman, EdD


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