Writers, Politicians, Celebrities Praise Libraries


Michigan librarian requests letters from celebrities on the importance of reading and libraries — and gets lots of responses!

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When to Capitalize


One of our writing coaches asked for a blog article on capitalization, and I am happy to oblige. I’ve tried to keep this short and simple, for easy reference.

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Writing Prompt: An Extended Analogy


An analogy is a way of showing how two apparently unlike things are actually similar. One of the most famous analogies in modern movies was spoken by Forrest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.” Your job in this assignment is to explain something by using an extended analogy.

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Football Idioms


English is packed with idioms taken from sports. This post looks at football idioms.

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