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Why ego lifting is the worst thing you can do at the gym

If you idolize Bradley Martyn , Ronney Coleman or any other pro as your fitness icon, always remember they all started small. No one made it huge in a day (even though they were on roids). 140 more words

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Grammar: Adjectives vs. Adverbs

I often see people writing sentences like this:

“I was running very quick to the park.”

This is a common error that can bee avoided¬†by explaining the difference between…

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Predatory publishers and events

It seemed like such a good idea at the time.

‘Let’s write something on predatory publishing!’ I said.

‘Let’s talk about all that academic spam we get!’ I said. 1,029 more words

Research Culture

GPA Has Little Influence on the Outcome of Most Applications to Graduate School in Psychology

One of the recurring themes on this blog is that getting into graduate school requires more than just a good GPA. We have previously explored reasons… 1,277 more words

Getting Into Graduate School

Novelist's Toolkit Part 2: How Long Does It Take to Write a Novel?

Last week I laid out some of the basics for getting started on novel writing. Here, I’m going to discuss how long it should take to write a first draft, and some troubleshooting for when that draft takes longer than expected. 1,014 more words


The Elusive Word 'It'

One of the most common mistakes I see from English learners is the¬†absence of the word ‘it’.

This word just appears magically in English sentences and corrections, doesn’t it?! 257 more words

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