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Civil War II – A Graphic Novel

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Civil War II is one of the latest events in the Marvel Comic Book Universe, following on from the events of the Secret Wars and all the new characters being introduced into the current continuum (such as Ms. Marvel and the Miles Morales version of Spiderman). Civil War II focuses on conflict between Iron Man and […]

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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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The Secret To Finding Inspiration For Your Writing

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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 to creative […]

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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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Vicious by V.E. Schwab Book Review

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Vicious is one of those novels that is like a delicious but tough piece of steak: difficult to chew, but appetising to the palette. It begins slowly, with  segment of the novel out of chronological order, a writing tactic that is both frustrating for easy reading, but also intriguing. Intriguing, because the incorrect sequencing of the […]

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Want to Guest Post? Here is the How, When and Why!

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Guest Posting! The Write Stuff is looking for the people who are willing and dedicated enough to provide one-off, or regular content. Or, in other words we are looking for dedicated people willing to participate in guest posting! This could be from people looking to get their novels, stories or own websites publicised further: We will […]

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Four Tips On How To Show And Not Tell In Your Writing

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One of the most common pieces of writing advice is ‘show, do not tell.’ It is a piece of advice, however, that is rarely understood. The question that most commonly arises, near instantaneously among students is, ‘how can I avoid telling in my writing’? This is because there is a misconception that to ‘show, do […]