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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: Grammar

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Grammar 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 of the language they write in will always prove incredibly useful. As a disclaimer, […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Structure

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All writing needs to begin with the technical basis: it needs an understanding of techniques to help form a backbone. The following series of writing advice blog posts will focus on the technical elements of writing. From structure, to grammar and punctuation, all the way through to how to write appropriate conclusions and introductions. So: […]

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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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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 […]

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How To Perfect The Art of Essay Writing

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Essays, everyone has to write them, but few people want to. So how can you write better essays? The process is remarkably simple, and it all starts with applying a few steps. 1. Plan With any kind of writing, the best method is to plan before you write. This can be through brainstorming methods such […]

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How To Write Even When You Are Not Motivated

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One of the trickiest elements of being a writer, or of any kind of writing, is maintaining motivation. How do you write when you are not motivated? How do you start writing when you lack the motivation to do so? It is a more common issue than many would realise, from students with essays that […]