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Beware the Thesaurus

Sure, it is important to be precise, and to use the right terms, and ideally your writing should reflect a level of formality, BUT… you are not doing yourself any favours by hitting the Thesaurus button in your word-processing software for every other word. 84 more words

Book Review: Sleight of Hand - By: Phillip Margolin

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Book Reviews from an Authors Perspective.



 By: Phillip Margolin

Book Details:

  • Published: 2013
  • ISBN:978-0-06-206991-7
  • Hardback
  • 312 Pages
  • SRP: USA $26.99…
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Book Review

A kinky writer's tool box

I guess all sorts come by this blog; some to read and explore, others a quick dip and I assume a few find themselves here by mistake. 665 more words


Challenge Accepted...

Perhaps I’m channeling Barney. I did, after all, name a character after him. Maybe it’s nostalgia (Although, who else feels ripped off by that ending??) 667 more words


"The soil will become intoxicated by all the chemicals that they use to build the buildings."

This sentence comes from an essay discussing a plan by the city of New Haven to convert a strip of land used by a co-op farm into a combination of mall stores and “clean manufacturing.” My student was considering a compromise proposal whereby the farm would occupy a smaller part of the strip and the development would be built around it. 555 more words

Student Writing

Writing Tool Book Discovery - Wednesday Prompts and Inspirations

Inspirations don’t always come in the form of writing exercises. Yes, those brain-warm-ups are fun, but today I’m going to share an amazing book I came across. 273 more words

Wednesday Prompts & Inspirations

Interview with Anglea Ackerman

Thanks to Angela Ackerman for answering a series of interview questions for Uncovered Myths today!

1. Who (audience wise) were you thinking of when you developed the Emotion Thesaurus?  968 more words

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