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By Cheryl Magnant, M.A., M.A.Editing Your Self-Intro

THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE BOLDThe beautiful and the boldThe Beautiful and the Bold

Titles: Capitalization

Capitalization rules for titles (x2):Capitalize 1st and last words of titlesCapitalize all content words

Titles: Capitalization (rules)

Capitalization rules for titles (x2):Capitalize 1st and last words of titlesCapitalize all content words

non-content words are:PrepositionsConjunctionsArticles

Titles: Capitalization (practice)

gone with the wind

to kill a mockingbird

a midsummer nights dream

the girl nisa: a story of growing up in a kung society

Be interesting:IntroductionLet Me Introduce MyselfEverything about Me

Be brief:Where can you learn about Ju-min?If you presume about my name, my intro will tell you more.

Titles: Structure

The Beautiful & the Bold!!!

I unfortunately failed the entrance exam , not once but twice .

BTW, I wanna go 2 c the show b4 Saturday if mom will lemme. Man, you gotta come & bring your friends. That kind of show rocks!!!

Punctuation, Emoticons, Symbols and Slang

When I was growing up, I studied in NZ for a time and then later in the US.

In four years I plan to graduate from KU with a double major. The plan is to get a 4.0 or higher GPA so that I can enter Stanford.

My favorite show is CSI, and it makes me want to be a PD. Acronyms

When I was growing up, I studied in New Zealand (NZ) for a time and then later in the United States (US).

Making wishes on falling stars cant guarantee your wish being realized.

Its an interesting story worth telling again.

If they want children, why dont they try to adopt?

Mom said that I shouldnt go home late. Mom shouted, Dont come home late! Contractions

Numbers with two digits or more - acceptableMy grandmother had 10 children, 7 boys and 3 girls.My grandmother had 10 children, seven boys and three girls.

Numbers at the beginning of sentences1986 was a pivotal year for South Korea. The year 1986 was a pivotal year for South Korea. In 1986 South Korea became recognized internationally by many other countries. Using Numbers

Numbers telling time acceptableThey will be busy until 3pm. They will be busy until 3 p.m.

Numbers and hyphenation do not mixThe 13-year-old girl became a cheer leader.

Humanities (H) & science/math (SM) are different!He ran forty-two kilometers and drank sixteen ounces of water every hour. (H)He ran 42 kilometers and drank 16 ounces of water every hour. (H)(SM)He ran 42 km and drank 16 oz of water every hour. (SM)

Mixing Numbers & Words

FANBOYSI invited him. And he came.We enjoyed some delicious ice cream at Baskin Robbins. But that night we both were sick.

Because Because I really did not understand the map.

Especially Especially we like listening to Korean pop (K-pop).We like listening to music, especially we like listening to Korean pop (K-pop). We especially like listening to Korean pop.Especially because we like Korean pop, we went to that concert last night. Fragments

half won pea sea. Its good four low-cating miss steaks inn my righting.

Butt if ewe dont ewes a spell chequer, U vary likely will half sum problems that wood bee embarrassing two tale yore friends a bout.

Spelling & Spell Checkers

Proof-reading & Editing

Your writing check-list:Capitalization of titlesStructure of titlesPunctuation, Emoticons, Symbols & SlangAcronymsContractionsUsing numbersFragmentsSpelling & Spelling CheckersProof-reading & Editing Happy Writing!