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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #7

Hoping to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love? Or, perhaps your story needs the reader to sink into despair along with your protagonist? 324 more words

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Tell me, how can a burger be angry?

WHEN I SAW THIS SIGN advertising the new Angriest WHOPPER® near the Burger King in Owatonna, the journalist in me questioned how a burger can be angry. 207 more words

Searching for the Right Words? Tip #6

Want to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love, or does your story need the reader to sink into despair along with your protagonist? 303 more words

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Discover the power of word choice

Whether you’re writing prose or poetry, word choice is paramount. The words you choose determine where the emphasis is placed in your line or sentence and, thus, where you draw your reader’s attention. 549 more words

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Logical Fallacies

By: Hanna Mangold

At this point in your college career, you may have heard professors talking about, and discouraging, the use of logical fallacies in argumentative papers. 884 more words

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Words Words Words Aren’t Better

by Iz Altman

It’s a common misconception that good writing involves long, complex sentences and big, flowery words. What each of us really need to ask ourselves when we sit down to write is this: Why do I write? 362 more words

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Why would a writer or a reader not want to learn new words?

Learning new words can be like discovering a new tool that makes a tedious task simple, or tasting a delicious flavor never sampled before.

I love to learn new words. 550 more words

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