How To Pronounce “Often”

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I could make this a very short post: It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it.

But I won’t do that. Some explanation is necessary.

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Five Wordy Habits to Avoid

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Adding words just to meet an assigned paper length is known as padding, and it’s a bad habit that we don’t want to encourage. Good writing is concise. Good writers don’t use more words than necessary. It doesn’t mean they skimp on details or creative phrasing, just that they normally look for the simplest, clearest way to express their meaning.

Here are five ways we let wordiness creep into our writing.

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Parallelism

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In this article, we address the important concept of parallelism in writing.

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Descriptive Writing Prompt: Guess Which Zoo Animal?

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A popular descriptive writing assignment for middle-schoolers…

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