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Tips on essay writing for College Students Rule

I’ve worked through a fair few student essays in my time, between various forays back to university study as an adult learner and more recent work as an Associate Lecturer with the Open University.  (My most recent triumph came after reading through an essay for my son and encouraging him to think about ways he [...]

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Why comments count

It’s okay, this isn’t going to be another post about blogging, whether that’s how we handle blog tags or why I wish all blog owners would reply to their comments. Nor am I going to try and analyse the responses from Chris Brogan’s made-in-the-comment-box post on the power of comments or to share some writing [...]

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5 ways to gift wrap your words

I wanted to record something with a festive twist this week, so today’s podcast looks at 5 ways to gift wrap your words. Now I wouldn’t normally encourage you to think about adding unnecessary extras to your writing, but if we think of our words as something of value, something that we want to pass [...]

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Your writing resources for 2008: a reader question and offer

Photo by racatumba At this time of year our thoughts naturally turn to goals and resolutions for the year ahead. And that might well include some writing goals and resolutions too - if you write as part of your work, are looking for more and better ways to… Continue reading

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How do I structure my writing?

I was talking to a friend and former colleague about a writing workshop I’m hoping to run somewhere warm and sunny next year.  More on this to follow… but while he was excited about my plans, he indicated that a workshop a bit closer to home would be appreciated too.  I was a bit surprised [...]

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