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Can you spell Juneau?

Another entertaining and informative post from a guest blogger at the Writer's Resource Center: "A small sheik escaped" and other editing execises to energize your writing by L.A. Ramsey.  L.A. shares writing bloopers (AKA typographical errors) as well as the hilarious story of how she lost a sixth-grade spelling contest.  Her post is another fine… Continue reading Can you spell Juneau?

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Balancing the Personal with the Professional in Writing

Today's guest blogger at the Writer's Resource Center, Tom Johnson, offers a provocative post on balancing personal with professional content in nonfiction writing. On one extreme, there is "oversharing," such as that exemplified by bloggers such as Emily Gould. On the other extreme, there are those dry texts that appear to have been dictated by… Continue reading Balancing the Personal with the Professional in Writing

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Secrets to Successful Essay Writing

Check out guest blogger Jeanne Dininni's post on essay writing over at the Writer's Resource Center. Her advice should be followed by writers and teachers of writing. Her first two secrets are: "Devise a Plan of Attack," and "Dig Up Some Background." Click here to read more.

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Finish that novel!

Or short story or whatever creative project you seem to always be working on but never completing. Take David Jace's advice and be the god you know you are. In his guest entry at the Writer's Resource Center, Jace admonishes us that "Writers Must Be Gods." As gods, we can decide whether our characters live… Continue reading Finish that novel!