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'Beware of nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns)'

‘Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns. Zombie nouns transform simple and straightforward prose into verbose and often confusing writing. 12 more words

Year 11

A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

‘Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn’t go quite as expected — but that taught him a big lesson: Don’t wait to be a hero. 97 more words

Year 11

'The Geekiest Soon-to-Be-Released YA Books We Crushed on at BEA'

”We saw a lot of books at Book Expo America in NYC last weekend, but here are nine YA books (yet to be released) that you have to start thinking about NOW!” 8 more words

Year 11