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Plot Podcast: Golden Rules for a Good Plot
Plot Podcast: Golden Rules for a Good Plot

If you are having trouble creating a good plot, take the time to listen to this podcast. The five golden rules discussed, such as creating a plot skeleton, will help you organize your story ideas into a successful design.

Plot Resolution: Bringing Your Plot to a Good Resolution
Plot Resolution: Bringing Your Plot to a Good Resolution

If you already have a plot outline and are in the process of writing your story, you need to consider how you are planning on ending your novel. Remember our mantra: a plot is a complication followed by a plot resolution.

Plot Structures for Books in a Series
Plot Structures for Books in a Series

When writing a book series, it is important to keep plot structures in mind; each book must have its own plot, a plot which is concluded within its own pages.

PowerPoint Podcast: Is Your PowerPoint Presentation Getting You Down?
PowerPoint Podcast: Is Your PowerPoint Presentation Getting You Down?

When giving a presentation, visual aids can be both helpful to the speaker and enticing to the viewer. This podcast will give you helpful tips for making an attention grabbing PowerPoint presentation, such as spending time on your opening and closing slide and incorporating a striking visual theme.

Prewriting: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?
Prewriting: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?

What is prewriting, you ask? It is simply the first stage of writing and generally includes planning, mapping, research, outlining, storyboarding, and so on. Basically, prewriting is everything that happens before you start “putting words on the page."

Proofreading Marks: What Do They Mean?
Proofreading Marks: What Do They Mean?

A proofreader uses a series of proofreading marks and symbols to suggest changes, correct spelling errors, improve punctuation and generally enhance the quality and readability of a hard copy document.

Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

If you need some clarification on whether to use single or double quotation marks, this podcast is for you. Knowing the appropriate way to use these quotation marks is critical for clearly articulating what you want to say.

Quotation Marks: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

Quotation marks are often confusing to ESL writers unfamiliar with English grammar and punctuation rules. When to use double or single quotation marks is even trickier. However, there's no need to be embarrassed—these upside down commas sometimes confuse even the most seasoned English writers!

Resume Fraud and Padding
Resume Fraud and Padding

Resume fraud is obviously unacceptable. Stick to the facts when writing your job application, while highlighting your true skills, accomplishments, and abilities.

Resume Fraud and Padding Podcast
Resume Fraud and Padding Podcast

It is important to sell your skills and experience in your resume, but it is also important to be honest. Resume fraud is unacceptable. This helpful podcast defines resume fraud and provides tips on how to make your resume stand out without being dishonest.

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