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I Am A Writer – But I Hate Writing My Author Bio

Writing your author bio is a challenging writing task “I hate writing my author bio!” It’s no secret, is it? Authors hate writing about themselves and usually end up resorting to the same old hackneyed clichés. You have to know that there are more than enough International, New York Times and …

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So, Can You Start A Sentence With But, And Or Yet?

But starting sentences with conjunctions has a few grammatical rules. I am sure you must recall your high school English teacher telling you that starting a sentence with a conjunction was wrong. It was one of the grammar diktats that my teachers drummed into my young head. “Never start a …

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If You Want To Be A Great Writer, You Must …

There are no shortcuts to becoming a great writer In order to be a great writer, you must first believe that you have it in you. If you start this journey with any kind of doubt, it will probably fail. Every writer had to start somewhere, and you are exactly …

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Do You Know How Many Words Shakespeare Invented?

Surprising words Shakespeare invented that we all use today William Shakespeare has been part of all of our high school days, and although interesting, his work was not always enjoyable for all. There are some books where you have almost to decipher what you are reading. We have to understand …

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Sometime vs Some Time vs Sometimes Grammar Confusion

Some time ago, I would sometimes use sometime in the wrong place. Anytime you want to use an indefinite pronoun, be careful because you might find that you could instead need to use an adverb, or modify a noun with an adjective or partitive. But take your time, it’s nothing …

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Similes And Metaphors And The Difference Between Them

Similes and metaphors are as easy as pie What is a simile? What is a metaphor? What’s the difference between these two forms of figurative language? A simile is part of speech that expresses similarity. It uses the as-adjective-as comparative form, or with like. Because of the odd spelling and pronunciation of the word, ‘sɪmɪli’, …

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