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What Do Adverbs Modify?

An adverb is a word that modifies (describes) a verb (he sings loudly), an adjective (very tall), another adverb (ended too quickly), or even a whole sentence (Fortunately, I had brought an umbrella). Adverbs often end in -ly, but some (such as fast) look exactly the same as their adjective …

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What Are Adjectives?

Adjectives are words that describe the qualities or states of being of nouns: enormous, doglike, silly, yellow, fun, fast. They can also describe the quantity of nouns: many, few, millions, eleven. Adjectives Modify Nouns Most students learn that adjectives are words that modify (describe) nouns. Adjectives do not modify verbs or adverbs or …

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How to Edit a Book: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide

Learning how to edit a book is hard. It just is, and editing your own stuff is even harder. It’s your baby, and it’s hard to cut and change the thing you’ve spent so long laboring over. The fact that writing and publishing a book successfully is so important to you can …

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Imposter Syndrome for Writers: How to Overcome it For Good

Imposter syndrome for writers is normal. It happens. Writing isn’t without its challenges. Like any creative endeavor, there are roadblocks that sometimes obscure the path from your original idea to its final creation. But I’m not talking about writer’s block. I’m talking about its sneaky sibling: imposter syndrome. Here’s how to overcome …

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17 Writing Tips You Can Use Today [From Experts!]

Writing tips have aided every writer out there—from Ernest Hemingway to Stephen King. And now you’re here for a reason… You want to learn how to write better. Because let’s be honest…we all feel like our writing could use some improvement. What you didn’t know is that you’ll learn a …

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10 Ridiculously Simple Steps for Writing a Book

Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.–Mark Twain The hard part of writing a book isn’t getting published. It’s the actual writing. In this article, I offer 10 steps for writing a book along with 10 bonus steps. As the bestselling author of five books, I …

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