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Tips and tricks to write more efficiently.

  1. Gender Sensitive Language

    Dear All, One of the fundamentals my teacher taught me about writing is 'to avoid gender sensitive language to larger audience', not so is the...

    Started by abuzar, 04-26-2008 04:04 AM
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    07-07-2010 10:50 PM Go to last post
  2. a single word to describe our routine

    Hello to all, I have recently joined the forum. I would like to know if there is any word to say about our morning routines - brushing, bathing ....

    Started by David, 03-26-2010 07:54 AM
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    07-06-2010 08:40 PM Go to last post
  3. Tips for a letter of personal apology...

    So, about a year and a half ago, a friend and I had a falling out. I'll spare you the details, but I want to write a letter of apology. I don't want...

    Started by ledzeppelin, 06-18-2010 06:48 AM
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    07-02-2010 11:05 PM Go to last post
  4. Why do teachers use a red pen to correct students' work?

    As a teacher why should I use a red pen to write. The colour RED denotes danger and anger so why do teachers use red to correct students’ work?

    Started by Birjis, 06-10-2010 07:12 AM
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    06-29-2010 07:28 PM Go to last post
  5. Tips to Overcome Writers Block.

    The two "Break Writers Block" entries on the blog were excellent and got me thinking about starting a thread where we can share tips on overcoming...

    Started by Ramoney, 04-22-2008 04:46 AM
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    06-09-2010 11:29 AM Go to last post
  6. Problem in IELTS

    Hi folks, I'm doing a research for my Doctorate of Education at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.It's about the problems people are...

    Started by mike08, 06-08-2010 11:06 PM
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  7. Question should I write myself or I'll need to find a translator?

    Hello, please help me to decide should I write myself or I'll need to ask someone to help me with trasnlation/proofreading. Here's a fragment...

    Started by quazzle, 04-15-2009 01:56 PM
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    04-18-2010 08:58 AM Go to last post
  8. He/She

    Brian Clark writes today: "When a likely prospect swims along, if the writer’s aim is good and she gets enough power behind that harpoon, she can...

    Started by camoesjo, 06-26-2008 08:01 PM
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    04-15-2010 11:59 AM Go to last post
  9. Please advice or comment on article tittle

    I have asked to write an article. I have struggling with the title, finally i come out with the below title to write on - Does it sound good ??...

    Started by sufiya23, 03-27-2010 09:14 PM
    article title
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    03-31-2010 07:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Aspirant - Need some help

    Hi All, This is Gokulraj from India, an editor in medical transcription and aspiring scientific writer. Don't have any writing experience, just...

    Started by Gokulraj, 03-20-2010 09:26 AM
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    03-21-2010 10:57 AM Go to last post
  11. Keeping the faith

    Another possible title would be 'staying on track', or perhaps 'how to stay interested'. Anyone here who's written a novel, or is part way through...

    Started by Mikes, 03-16-2010 11:00 PM
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    03-18-2010 12:39 PM Go to last post
  12. Writing every day

    Whenever I read the rules published authors have for writing, or books on creative writing themselves, they all have the same, core, single rule: ...

    Started by Mikes, 03-11-2010 03:42 AM
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    03-16-2010 05:19 AM Go to last post
  13. Question Addressing End-Users (specifically Laymen)

    While writing Help Guides (User Guides, Online Help) what should be used? 1. To address User, one should use (S/He) or neutral...

    Started by neelcm, 07-15-2008 04:52 AM
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    03-04-2010 03:02 PM Go to last post
  14. First Person Narrative

    Hello, Would anyone happen to have some tips on writing first person? It's my desired writing style, but I know I'm not very good at it. Any...

    Started by Blutea, 09-02-2008 02:06 AM
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    03-02-2010 10:54 PM Go to last post
  15. quite a novice..please read and give opinions!!!

    A Letter from Alcatraz….. Imagine yourself cold and shivering on a damp and thickly fogged-in morning. Heavy steel shackles squeeze your...

    Started by chandreyee, 06-17-2009 12:09 AM
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  16. Question Synopsis: Would anyone read this book after reading synopsis? Opinions please!

    Synopsis: Nineteen year old Jena Ross has lived with her mom Sarah in their suburban Northern California neighborhood since her father...

    Started by LisaCanada, 05-09-2009 04:42 PM
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    06-14-2009 12:26 AM Go to last post
  17. Question new in need of help

    Hi all, Am new here, hoping to pick up a few pointers. I write for myself only but now realize how hard it can be...but I do enjoy it. Problem is, I...

    Started by Mimi, 04-17-2009 03:19 AM
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    04-28-2009 01:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Smile A Great piece on getting published

    Michelle Stimson has a 6 part series on creative writing from ideas to getting your work published. Her work can be found at MindBitescom. ...

    Started by Chelsea, 04-08-2009 03:07 AM
    advice on publishing, edits, publishing
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    04-22-2009 01:40 AM Go to last post
  19. Where seek-page on your site!

    Huh... good site... Where search-page on your site. Can you help to me!? P.S. Anybody know about XRumer 5.0 program? Need an url to it...

    Started by JellyDreamas, 09-28-2008 02:00 PM
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    04-22-2009 01:33 AM Go to last post
  20. Speed Reading

    OK I am aware that this section is titled "Writing Basics" and not "Reading Basics" :). Regardless I think this is an interesting topic. Reading...

    Started by DanielScocco, 05-17-2008 01:03 PM
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    04-16-2009 08:56 PM Go to last post

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