Linda G. Hill

Life in progress

Ultimately a Living

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I have a passion for language. Ultimately, I hope to make a living through it.

“Ultimate” is the word of the day for the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt. Click here to visit our lovely host, Stephanie, and join in today!

Okay, now for my news:

I’ve been busy these past couple of months taking a course in editing through Simon Fraser University. I received my final mark last week and I passed – with 95%.

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I realize it seems a bit self-indulgent to share my mark publicly, but there’s a sound reason behind it. I have no practical experience in editing anything but my own work and as it turns out, I need that just to apply to get into the Certificate program at SFU. I plan to hang out my proverbial shingle in the new year, so posting my results will, I hope, inspire confidence in my abilities. I’ve just started my second course of 12, but I can’t take the twelfth one until I qualify.

I have a passion for learning, for the English language, and also for helping people fulfill their own passions. I think I’m on the right path.

Author: LindaGHill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

21 thoughts on “Ultimately a Living

  1. Congrats Linda. 🙂

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  2. Excellent news.
    Don’t you just hate it when people use “ultimate” incorrectly?

    “It’s the ultimate thing in comfort!”

    Really? It’s the very last thing that’s comfortable? I don’t think so.

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  3. Great work, be proud.

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  4. Great work, and be proud!

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  5. Maybe I’m repeating myself — but yeah Warrior Princess no exclamation marks and no emoticons. I have simplified. You did right some good you did at Simon Fraser, and I’m right some proud of you.

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  6. Yeah you. Linked in is a good network. So are the independent editor ones. So proud of you.! Princess Warrior Princess.

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  7. 95%? Awesome! Congratulations!

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  8. Congratulations Linda, it looks like your dreams are manifesting.

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  9. Huge congratulations!!!!!!

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  10. Lovely. And indeed your passion for language really shines through your work. Thank you for your contribution.

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  11. Congratulations Linda. Your passion for language always shines through 🙂

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  12. Congratulations. An A+ is certainly worth crowing about.

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  13. Bravo and good for you! Sounds like you are well on your way.
    And hey, pulling in an A+ it’s kinda hard not to want to share news like that 😀

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