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Three Pronouns That Don’t Exist

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This post was inspired by a caller on a local radio show this morning who was for the most part quite well-spoken. He correctly, for example, used the word disaffected. But he also occasionally used the word theirselves.

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Include Details That Matter

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Writing descriptively requires making choices. A creative, observant writer can find dozens, hundreds, maybe even thousands of details to describe in any scene, person, or object. But good description doesn’t simply mean giving as much detail as possible. It means selecting the most important details to include and presenting them vividly and memorably.

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Word Play Resource

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Corrine and the folks at Online College Classes have put together a resource page with links fun and entertaining word play sites on the internet.

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Let Somebody Else Contribute

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As an essay writing coach, I often encounter students who try their best to create something profound. They choose themes such as “Intelligence is more important than beauty,” or “It’s better to be a person of character than to have a good personality…

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