How to Check Cross-References

A word, phrase, or sentence that directs the reader to related information in the same document (or, in the case […]

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Writing Within Limitations

A writer can’t do anything he or she wants. Every human being – you too – is bound by limitations. […]

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3 Types of Word Treatment

Spelling, capitalization, and italicization are three aspects of writing that careful writers will attend to. This post discusses the importance […]

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How to Write a Joke

Like any short form of writing, creating jokes teaches how to use a few words effectively. In this article, I […]

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1,462 Basic Plot Types

For centuries, writers and critics have tried to put stories into basic categories. I’ve written about the scientific quest for […]

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