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How to Avoid Telling Writing in Fiction Podcast
How to Avoid Telling Writing in Fiction Podcast

When writing fiction, you want your reader to travel to your written world and see the characters and surroundings the way you do. However, this can be difficult when an author uses "telling" writing instead of "showing" writing. This podcast gives you tips on how to avoid telling writing, such as making use of the five senses and dialogue.

Learn About Adjectives
Learn About Adjectives

English just wouldn't be the same without these descriptive words. If you're looking for detailed explanations and examples of what an adjective is and how to place them properly, then this podcast will answer all your questions.

Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast
Adjectives and Adverbs Podcast

This podcast provides definitions and examples of both adjectives and adverbs. It highlights key points to remember when identifying and including them in your writing and provides a few exceptions you should be aware of.

Time Management Techniques for Busy Academics Podcast
Time Management Techniques for Busy Academics Podcast

Are you feeling overwhelmed at work, with not enough time in the day to get everything done? Your problem may not be a lack of time, but how you manage the time you have. The editors at Scribendi.com have compiled a list of 10 helpful ways you can manage your time better.

The Question Mark Podcast: How and When to Use It
The Question Mark Podcast: How and When to Use It

The usage of question marks depends on context. This podcast outlines how to use question marks properly, and provides you with clear examples. The use of question marks in screen plays and in formal and informal writing is also discussed in detail.

The Correct Use of Acronyms Podcast
The Correct Use of Acronyms Podcast

Texting has become so popular that using acronyms has become a strategy of twenty-first century communication. However, there is an appropriate and inappropriate time to use acronyms. If you are interested in learning more about what acronyms are and when and how to use them, listen to this podcast!

The Comma—Podcast Part One: What is a Comma?
The Comma—Podcast Part One: What is a Comma?

Do you ever wonder if you are using too many commas or not enough? In this podcast, we explain what a comma is and how to use it.

Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?
Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?

Do you have great ideas for a story, but don't have the time to write a full-length novel? Maybe you should consider writing a short story. This podcast details how to turn your ideas into a narrative for a short story, outlines what to include, and provides suggestions on how to organize your thoughts.

Seven Ways to Stay Awake
Seven Ways to Stay Awake

Do you find yourself falling asleep in situations where you shouldn’t, perhaps during class or a business meeting? In this podcast, we suggest various tricks, such as stretching, to help you stay awake!

Quotation Marks Podcast: How to Format Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks Podcast: How to Format Quotation Marks

There is actually a lot to consider when using quotation marks, including when to use single or double quotation marks and how to format a quote within a quote. These questions, among others, are answered in this podcast.

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