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  • Are you a digital hoarder?
    Reading time: About 3 minutes The Covid pandemic has taught many of us about the perils of hoarding. But my advice relates specifically to computers: don’t be a digital hoarder…. Have you ever seen the TV program Hoarders? That’s the …READ MORE
  • Are you ready for the holidays?
    Reading time: Less than 2 minutes This is my weekly installment of “writing about writing,” in which I scan the world to find material to help other writers. Today I discuss getting ready for the holidays… Christmas seems to come …READ MORE
  • The figurative language of Steven Rowley
    Reading time: Just over 1 minute I like to share interesting pieces of figurative language I encounter in my reading. I write today about similes from the American author Steven …READ MORE
  • Making editing easier…(video)
    Viewing time: 5 mins. 21 secs. The Write Question is a weekly video podcast about writing that I started in 2017 and that ran, more or less weekly, until April …READ MORE
  • What does ‘carnelian’ mean?
    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: carnelian…. I …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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