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My Favorite Sentence Revision Technique

My students typically get into a bad place about their writing style right about now – at midterm. Gripping their temples, they moan, “This is pointless. It’s stupid. You know what I meant.” Just a couple of weeks ago, they … Continue reading

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Use Writing To Make Yourself Irreplaceable

As this blog’s regular followers will no doubt have noticed, I try to vary Writing Power’s content in a few ways. For example, I try to write posts covering all stages of the writing process, from invention to editing. I … Continue reading

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18 Questions For Revisions That Work

 Welcome to Writing Power, the site that aims to help people enrich their lives by improving their writing.  If you like what you read, I hope you’ll become a regular reader by subscribing to Writing Power’s RSS feed.  In addition, … Continue reading

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Writing Power’s Proper Usage Guide: B

Writing Power is proud to present the following compendium of tips on proper usage.  This is a list of some of the most commonly misused words and phrases in the English language.  In order to compile it, I consulted some … Continue reading

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Writing Power’s Writer’s Circle: Goals For March

A couple of weeks ago, I introduced Writing Power’s Writers’ Circle, a way to get motivation, support, and encouragement from other writers. As of today, our merry band has four members. Is it too late to join? Not at all … Continue reading

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Writing Power’s Proper Usage Guide: A (Part 2)

 Writing Power is proud to present the following compendium of tips on proper usage.  This is a list of some of the most commonly misused words and phrases in the English language.  In order to compile it, I consulted some … Continue reading

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Make Your Writing A “Must Read”

I was both delighted and overwhelmed by what stood before me.  This was not unusual.  In fact, the same thoughts go through my mind each time I walk through my local library’s stacks.  So much to read. I wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Writing Power’s Links to Love: March 9

Enjoy this week’s links! The Happiness Project: This Wednesday: 20 very easy tips for lowering your daily stress level. Gretchen’s friendly style gives this list a fresh vibe. Epictetus’ Top 7 Timeless Pearls of Wisdom at The Positivity Blog. Here, … Continue reading

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Writing Power’s Proper Usage Guide: A

Writing Power is proud to present the following compendium of tips on proper usage.  This is a list of some of the most commonly misused words and phrases in the English language.  In order to compile it, I consulted some … Continue reading

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Revision Tips: Cause And Effect

It seems like writing a piece governed by cause and effect should be easy. After all, the logic of causes and effects helps give meaning to our lives. Without cause and effect, we might not stick to our exercise or … Continue reading

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