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Thinking Education – An Introduction

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Introduction – Thinking Education Another series of blog posts will begin to run simultaneously with our review categories, technical writing advice, and story drafting. This series is named ‘Thinking Education’ because it gets to the heart of what education aims to develop: thinking. Thinking Education aims to explore are some practical thinking activities. As well […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Adjectives and Adverbs

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Adjectives and Adverbs The most common complaint or issue that authors have when it regards adjectives and adverbs is their overuse. Overusing adjectives or adverbs can lead to a form of ‘telling’ writing in which the writer is ‘pigeon holing’ the reader into their world. Look for example at the following sentence: The dark blue […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Dialogue

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Dialogue is Speech Dialogue can make or break a film, novel or play. So when it comes to speech how can you master some techniques to making creative, unique and fascinating dialogue that suspends disbelief, rather than creates disbelief? Here are a few tips and ideas to improve your dialogue writing: Understand Your Characters Characters […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Grammar

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Grammar is hardly a topic of conversation for any dinner table or party. Yet it is an incredibly necessary tool for any writer. While readers read for the information and ideas a reader conveys, a clearer understanding of the rules will always prove incredibly useful. As a disclaimer, however, it is one thing to understand […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Structure

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This series we will begin by looking at the concept of structure and how to improve structure. If you have been reading these writing posts consistently, you will have noticed that it is strongly recommended you follow a 4-Step Process when writing Essays. The beginning of this process involves planning, and the concept of working with […]

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The Secret To Finding Inspiration For Your Writing

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Finding Inspiration One of the biggest challenges that faces anyone in writing is ‘how can I be inspired to write.’ So often the advice for writers of all levels is – just write and write what you know. But how can writers overcome the dreaded ‘writer’s block’ or get ideas for their writing: from essays […]

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Want To Become A Speedreader? A Guide To Reading Faster

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Ever looked at someone who reads at ‘a million miles per hour’ and wonder how they reached that pace? Have you ever desired to become one of those speed-reading machines that absorb the majority of words and comprehension while also racing through books. Well, in that case please continue to read on and discover a […]

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Reification, Gatsby and the American Dream…

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First posted 15 October 2013 In The Great Gatsby, the American Dream is exposed as a form of reification, where people invariably become objects for each other. Do you agree? What is the American Dream? In essence, an abstract concept, theory and notion which has come to define American society and culture. Historian James Adams […]

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How To Seize The Opportunity: Have Your Creativity Noticed.

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As discussed previously, this is a website that wants to collaborate and provide ideas to fellow writers. There is no money earned, only the opportunity to write and inform and audience. If you too would like that opportunity, then all you need to do is sign up as a subscriber or user for this site […]

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Understanding How to Balance Writing – 6 Easy Tips

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One of the most important elements in any form of writing is an element that is also essential in other artistic forms. Painting, sewing, cooking, dance, video games, film, television, every other art form you can think of, at their best rely upon balance. So how can you use the, oh-so-airy idea of balance in […]