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10 Soft Skills You Should Have by Graduation (and How to Master Them)

Most employers are looking for more than just a degree and some retail experience when they set out to hire new grads. In fact, many of them are looking for these soft skills with new job postings. 1. Naturally Curious and Adaptable Employe...

6 Things You Need to Fix Before Handing in Your Essay

It’s taken weeks, but you’ve finally got a solid draft of your essay. You’ve spent a lot of late nights with this bad boy and it’s finally time to hand it in. You’ve read it and re-read it, so what could wrong? Well, a bunch. Beca...

Fridays With Dale: Dogs, Cats, and Earthquakes

  Dogs, Cats, and Earthquakes By: Dale Angel Could it be an Earthquake that’s wondering around underground looking for a place to re-arrange the earth? Because the neighborhood dogs are all barking at once. Dogs can surprise you; the...

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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...

How to Rev Up Your Writing: Habits for More Effective Writing

Writer’s Digest author and author coach Nina Amir shares 4 ways to create better habits for more effective writing, including tips for cutting down on distractions. Do you wish you could rev up your writing? You know…switch each writing...

How to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay That Works

In this post, we discuss how to write a five-paragraph essay that works, regardless of subject or topic, with a simple—but effective—plan for completing a successful essay. As a parent of five children (three now in high school), I’ve...

Effective Repetition in Writing as Demonstrated by A Song of Fire and Ice

English professor and author Gavin Hurley shows how the use of effective repetition in fantasy novels like A Song of Fire and Ice demonstrate two approaches of using repetition in writing of your own, no matter the style. Fantasy authors—...

5 Tips You Need To Know To Write A Good Essay

Writing essays is unavoidable in any school setting. Essays are long, tiring and intimidating, which means they’re usually put off until the last minute. If you’re mere hours away from a deadline with barely a page worth of words, fear ...

Changing the Face of Crime Fiction: 6 Writers of Color on Writing Mysteries, Crime Novels and Thrillers

In a genre that has historically lacked diversity, six writers of color discuss overcoming the challenge of breaking in and the current climate for crime, mystery and thriller fiction. “It can be lonely. … And there have been times when...

Comedy Writers and Satirists of the #MeToo Movement

In this second installment in a series about the impact of the #MeToo movement on how and what women write, Leigh Anne Jasheway focuses on women who write and publish comedy and satire. Read the first installment here. There’s a rule in c...

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