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Few and Plain Is Best

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Some writing advice from John Ruskin (1819-1900).  Ruskin was a writer and artist, but is best known as an art critic during the Victorian Era. His words here are both wise and pithy. “Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them and in the plainest possible words or …

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Best Footnote Ever

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  Just had to share this footnote image I spotted on another blog this morning. It made me laugh. Happy …

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That, Which, or Who?

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Can you tell the difference between these two sentences?  The outhouse that Bubba built fell down. The outhouse, which Bubba …

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The Heroic Journey 2: The Journey

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  This article is by guest poster, David Sims, author and former WriteAtHome writing coach. ***** The late great Doctor …

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If You Can Talk, You Can Write

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  The recently deceased Christopher Hitchens once said, To my writing classes I used to open by saying that anybody who …

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