How to Improve Your Writing “When I can’t write I read. When I can’t read I sleep. And when I can’t sleep I write.” – Jarod Kintz, Blogger Writing Critique Checklist Grammar Use a strong verb Junk Adverbs Avoid repetition of Pronouns Word choice Over used words or repetition Wrong word choice Clichés Writing Style […]
How to Avoid the Plagiarism Trap “An act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author’s work as one’s own […].” – Definition of plagiarism from Dictionary.com Why you should avoid plagiarism You could possibly harm your personal and/or company’s reputation. […]
Punctuation Take the sentence – A woman without her man is nothing. Now see the difference punctuation makes: A woman, without her man, is nothing. A woman: without her, man is nothing. “Punctuation is one of the most important aspects of written English, and yet it is one that is taken the most lightly.” – […]
Synonym Abuse A synonym is a word or phrase that means nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language. Words that are synonyms are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy. Synonyms can be any part of speech such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs or prepositions, as long […]
This is why it would be great if cliches just dropped dead.
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In the sixth lesson, we continue to dissect the anatomy of a blog post.
Today on Blogging for Beginners, some advice on starting a blog and a breakdown of the different elements of a blog.
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