Monthly Archives: January 2011

Colon? Semi-colon? Comma? Getting it Right.

Colon? Semi-colon? Comma? These are probably the most misused punctuation marks. Do you know when to use each? Continue reading

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What’s in a Title?

Deciding on the right title for your manuscript is important. The title is what first attracts readers. It calls out – Hey! Look at this article! It’s interesting! It’s just what you were looking for! Continue reading

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First You Read

To become a good writer you must read good writing. When you read well-written articles, books and other literature, you develop an ear for what makes a well-written piece. You will recognize it in your own work… Continue reading

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Writing Motivation

What better time to catch up on writing then a cold winter three-day weekend! Need some motivation? Continue reading

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$100 Words

Good writing is concise and clear. That means using simple, straightforward language. As you write, keep in mind the saying – Never use a $100 word when a $5 word will do. Continue reading

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