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Become A Better Writer Using This Crazy, Counterintuitive Technique

Are you ready to become a better writer, immediately? It may seem like a gimmick, or simply too good to be true—but you can. The trick to being a better writer—starting right now—is to give yourself permission to be a terrible, awful, unreadable, embarrassingly untalented writer. Don’t put your best foot forward; instead, kick out… Continue Reading

What Are The Hardest Words For Lexicographers To Define?

Even professional lexicographers have trouble agreeing on the definitions of certain words in the dictionary. But interestingly enough, the most challenging words to define aren’t the ten-syllable mouthfuls like “antidisestablishmentarianism,” but instead are the seemingly simplest words we use. The challenge for lexicographers, Stamper explains, is to provide a concise, clear definition for the average dictionary… Continue Reading

Spring Writing Prompts For A Burst Of Creativity

  Spring has officially arrived—and it’s a great time to dust off your skills and reinvigorate your writing with fresh new ideas. Give these writing prompts a try! NOTE: Feel free to share what you’ve written in our comments section. Just be aware of publishing industry rules about previously published material—most work posted online is considered previously… Continue Reading






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