The Self-Employment Chronicles Part 4

by Keith A. Owens So last week our hero (that would be me) was sorely distressed to discover that the amount of money he had been planning on receiving from his retirement account – and other sources – than had been anticipated and planned for. As a matter of fact your hero wound up receiving...

The Other Side of the Writing Wall

Keith says: I’m a writer. You’re a writer. How did we get here? The Other Side of the Wall Part 3 Because it bears repeating: “The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do every day. There are two reasons for this rule: getting the work done...

From Unemployed to Self-Employed Pt. II

        Keith Owens became a full-time member of the Writing It Right For You writing team on August 1, 2011. An award-winning writer and journalist, Keith also is a regular contributor to the Jack and Jill Politics blog. He is writing a series for Jack and Jill Politics about starting a career...

You’ve Got E-mail! No, You Don’t

If you are like me, your computer inbox is always full. No matter how hard I try to achieve “Zero Inbox”, I send and receive hundreds of messages per day. But help is on the way! I will no longer be inundated with “e-mail”, because the proper spelling for electronic mail is now “email”: no...

Top Ten Reasons to Work with Keith

1)    Keith has more than 25 years of experience as a professional journalist. Keith knows what makes a compelling news article, as well as a compelling piece of commentary that is likely to get the attention of editors. 2)    Keith has also published works of fiction and is an avid reader of all sorts of...

Editing or Proofreading?

Writing your document is just the first step. Whether you are writing a letter, a report, web content, marketing materials or a dissertation, your writing must be edited. It must also be proofread. What is the difference? Many people think that editing and proofreading are the same thing, but actually they are two different processes....