Incomplete Thought Writing Mistakes

Writers sometimes sabotage their efforts to express themselves by leaving key information out of a sentence, resulting in confusing statements. […]

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Points and Punctuation

Point and words and compounds containing that root, as well as terms with the element punct- and some similar (and […]

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Games and Gambles

This post lists and defines words stemming from game and gamble, both of which derive from the Old English word […]

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Suffixes of Quality

This post lists suffixes—any group of letters attached to the end of a word, a base, or a phrase to […]

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Learning to Write by Reading

You might think avoiding other influences makes you a more original writer. But nobody can write in a vacuum. Even […]

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Adjectives and Adverbs Guide

This post discusses two categories of parts and speech key to helping writers describe things and actions. Adjectives An adjective […]

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Primes and Princes

This post lists and defines words deriving from the adjective primus, meaning “first” or “finest.” premier: first, or earliest; as […]

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