Jason E. Maddux
Here I am back to writing resources again. As a new writer, I started from scratch in a lot of ways. One of those was learning how to format a work as expected by publishers. 400 more words
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Abigail's Book Self
I’ve been a complete lunatic about grammar since my Language Arts teacher introduced my classful of twitchy twelve year olds Daily Grammar Practice in the sixth grade. 1,356 more words
3 months, 3 weeks ago
my writing home
. . . the surest way to arouse and hold the attention of the reader is by
being specific, definite, and concrete.
The greatest writers … are effective largely because… 42 more words
9 months, 1 week ago
Omit needless words. Vigorous writing is concise.
A sentence should contain no unnecessary words,
a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that
a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and… 45 more words
9 months, 2 weeks ago
Write with nouns and verbs, not adjectives and adverbs.
~ William Strunk, Jr. (1869 – 1946)
American Professor of English at Cornell University,
Author of… 28 more words
10 months ago