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Long sentences

Snicker-snack! by Meg Lauber, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Its ok to write long sentences, but they need to be coherent. Often they are not. I have posted about two common problems before: … 45 more words

Writing Mechanics

Criminal Justice First-Year Student Scholarly Writing Expectations

Criminal justice college writing is a process and takes time to polish and master.

Steps to Help You Organize and Improve the Writing Process

Understand the assignment directions and expectations. 340 more words

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Grammar-ease: "Should have" vs "Should of"

This is a quick grammar post.

It’s simple: “should have” and its contraction “should’ve” are correct.  As are “would have” (would’ve) and “could have” (could’ve). 146 more words

Lisa J. Jackson

Knowing a Little About a Lot: Navigating the Field of Interdisciplinary Expertise

By Laura Ellis

Generally speaking, I like consider myself a pretty knowledgeable person. Current events, politics, and trending issues typically pique my interest enough to provide some sort of fodder for discussion if the opportunity should arise, even if it is at a somewhat superficial level. 739 more words

Prepping for NaNoWriMo 2015

Write a fifty thousand word novel in 30 days.  That’s the challenge, for those of you not savvy.  “NaNoWriMo” stands for National Novel Writing Month.  It’s not easy to say or type, but it’s what we’ve got to work with.  1,379 more words

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