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How do I write a perfect academic essay?

I think the level playing field argument is bogus. It’s never a level playing field. One student has a full scholarship and an allowance for spending money. Another is a full time student and a part time worker, at the same time...

Essay-writing company’s adverts banned

UK Essays did not make it clear that work should not be submitted as students’ own work – ASA....

Reprints for Creative Shorts: How and Where to Sell a Poem, Personal Essay or Short Story a Second Time

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018] Image by Jimi Filipovski on Unsplash by Windy Lynn Harris The reprint market isn’t just for nonfiction articles. If y...

Fridays With Dale: Too Much Stuff

  Too Much Stuff by Dale Angel I’m approaching the age where people get that disease “Too-much stuff.” It can begin when you find all kinds of leftovers in the fridge brought home from eating out. But that doesn’t concern me as...

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Zeppo’s progress journal

I finished the story I was working on last week and posted it on the horror forums under the title ‘photoshock.’ How do I feel about that? Well, I worked hard on it, but was I ever really proud of it? Was it just a formal exerci...

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George Orwell’s 5 Rules for Effective Writing

Hey folks. I did a quick search and it doesn’t appear the following has been shared before. Here is an essay written by George Orwell. A guideline for preventing common errors in written language. I have found it very helpful: Politic...

Fridays With Dale: Revenge Cup

  Revenge Cup By Dale Angel On a cold rainy morning in the city there opened a new fast food place with the smell of coffee permeating the frosty air. It invited you inside with clean tiled walls and shiny new windows. It looked like a...

Fridays With Dale: Gardens Driven

  Gardens Driven by Dale Angel   I have been accused of being obsessive. Me! I’m sensible…I think? In my opinion one of the most beautiful of God’s gifts is a compost pile. It quietly invites all kinds of beneficial life...

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Voice

Originally Posted by katieh01 I’ve read a lot of requests and desires from agents saying they want strong voice. For a while, I thought I had a really strong voice for my characters, but after doing a reread of my manuscript, I feel a...

Dale Angel: Salable Skills

  Salable Skills by Dale Angel I was wading in a river of economic crisis, the kind that visits periodically in the form of a deluge. I was drowning when I received a phone call that I qualified for a government program that teaches yo...

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