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Old 03-25-2010, 12:26 AM
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good links and info. I am still looking for a good passive voice checker. I seem to naturally write in passive voice. How to break this habit?? Any suggestions.
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Old 04-15-2010, 08:50 AM
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Articlechecker.com is a good free plagiarism checker. As regards, free grammar checkers, my experience is that you are better of just investing in a commercial package. The free one's are really weak and substandard.
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Old 04-24-2010, 03:26 PM
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Thumbs up try this one...

paperrater.com...it is great! grammar, vocab, plagurism, all of it. Free right now!
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:53 AM
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If you need a resource to check for duplicate content between something you have already written, and you are writing now, a great program is DupeFree Pro, which is free as the name states.

Plug both articles into the program, and then there is a button at the bottom to compare the two, and it tells you how similiar they are. It also highlights what is duplicated to make it easier for you to correct.
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:41 AM
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Here are two I find helpful:

Article Checker (plagerism checker) and Aztekera (to be verb checker)

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Old 08-03-2010, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Clairejoy View Post
This one looks pretty good.

Spellchecker - Online Spell Check Form
This site is a Godsend, Clairejoy!

My main computer is on a timeout and I've been having to work on my mini using either Open Office or Google Docs since I don't have Word installed on it. I don't trust the spell check on either of these, so I came here for help. This is EXACTLY what I was looking for. Thanks!
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:11 AM
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These are great resources!!
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Old 10-29-2010, 05:48 PM
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there are lots of spelling checker software in the net that you could actually google. it really depends on what you are actually looking for in a software. i have tried grammarly and it works fine with me
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:30 AM
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Common Errors in English Usage -- know it and love it

Common Errors in English Usage

Because most writing errors can't be caught by grammar and spell checkers. This is a seriously awesome resource. Some of them are obvious, but it has definitely saved me an article rejection or two from more exacting editors.

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Old 12-17-2010, 04:58 PM
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I'm just diving into freelance writing.
I prefer writing in Word, but Suite 101 says the formatting that gets pasted in messes up the article. Anything I can run the article through to remove all formatting?
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