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6 Great Children’s Stories About School

As the new school year approaches, it brings with it a whole host of emotions...

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Fiction Writing: A Guide to the Iceberg Theory

Picture an iceberg. The top that you can see above the water is the story...

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Biting My Time or Biding My Time? 7 Commonly Misheard Phrases

If you’ve ever mistaken youthanism for euphemism, old-timer’s disease for Alheimer’s disease, or duck tape...

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Word Choice: Mention vs. Say

The verbs “mention” and “say” are similar in meaning because they’re both concerned with expressing...

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How to Get Quality Feedback on Your Writing

Whether you’re a pro with a pen or a newcomer to the writing world, one...

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An A to Z of Antiquated Words

The English language is continually evolving, with hundreds of new words, like selfie and hashtag,...

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Are Friends Allowed to Help You Write an Essay?

We discussed essay writing services in an earlier post, and we discussed how paying someone...

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How to Use Pronouns Correctly in Your Writing

Pronouns are words that take the place of a noun or a noun phrase to...

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Seven Tips to Easily Improve Your Essay Grade

If you’re a student, you’ve probably written your fair share of essays and are likely...

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Machine Translators – How Well Do They Work?

Machine translators automatically convert text from one language to another using artificial intelligence. But how...

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A 2022 Guide to Using Emojis in Business Writing

More than 3,000 emojis have been created to help us express emotions and tone in...

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Struggle to Write in English? Here Are 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

English is a complicated language with grammar that’s tricky to master, even for native speakers....

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