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The Nitpicker’s Nook: April’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts from around the Web. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to… 419 more words


'Connective': why it's best to avoid the term

In the new National Curriculum terminology has been dropped that teachers have been using for a long time, but it isn’t made clear why this has been done. 274 more words

Editing Tip #83: Get Your Dialogue Tags Working for You

He said, she screamed, they laughed, we cried, everyone gasped… These are some of the more useful dialogue tags available.

The staple, of course, will always be: … 604 more words


Day Eight: Death to Adverbs

Today’s Prompt:  Go to a local cafe, park, or public place and write a piece inspired by something you see.

Today’s twist:  write and adverb-free post. 353 more words

Writing 101

Writing Advice: Rip the Grammar Bible to Shreds

I expect a mob of torchbearers to greet me outside my home tomorrow morning after having read this post, and I’m okay with that. It’s been building up for years, and I have to let it out. 954 more words


Writing101 - Death to Adverbs

This assignment was to write a piece inspired by something I saw in a public place –  without using adverbs.

“What a beautiful family,” I thought, as I glanced at the man, woman and child seated at the next table. 216 more words

Writing Tip: Adverbs

Writing Tip: Adverbs

If you’re taking part in Blogging U’s Writing 101 challenge at the moment, or you’ve taken part in the past, you should be aware of how many adverbs you use when you write. 292 more words

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