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8 Writing Lessons That Can Be Applied to Everyday Life

8 Writing Lessons That Can Be Applied to Everyday Life

Whether your favorite piece of writing advice is to "go after inspiration with a club" (Jack London) or to simply eat chocolate biscuits (Neela Mann and Lliana Bird), you can apply it to your everyday life. Check out our top eight writing lessons that you can use to help you interpret and live in the real world.
Eliminating Wordiness

Eliminating Wordiness

When a sentence is too long and is full of extra, unimportant words, it is referred to as wordy. If a sentence is wordy, it can be hard to comprehend and will detract from your writing. Try to follow these tips to avoid wordiness and to produce clear, concise writing.
Let's Have Fun With English

Let's Have Fun With English

The English language is a tricky one, which is why our editors offer helpful writing tips about everything from writing a thesis statement to homophones to capitalization. Though learning English is difficult, there can be some humour in some of the language's common usage errors.
Miscommunication: The Problem with Texting

Miscommunication: The Problem with Texting

Scribendi explains the problem with texting and the poor grammar habits it creates.
Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier

Scribendi Reviews Microsoft Word: 10 Hidden Features to Make Your Life Easier

Even a well-known program can surprise you with new shortcuts. Here, Scribendi reviews some of the hidden features of Microsoft Word.
Scribendi's Ultimate Collection of Creative Writing Tips

Scribendi's Ultimate Collection of Creative Writing Tips

Draft writing you're proud of after reading "Scribendi's Ultimate Collection of Creative Writing Tips," a compilation of Scribendi's best articles on creative writing.
Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!
The 8 Best TED Talks for Writers

The 8 Best TED Talks for Writers

We know it takes a lot to keep the creative fires burning, so we put together a list of the eight best TED Talks for writers to keep you inspired.
The Brackets Podcast: Square, Curly, and Angle Brackets

The Brackets Podcast: Square, Curly, and Angle Brackets

This podcast provides detailed definitions of the three brackets commonly used: Square, Curly, and Angle Brackets. We elaborate on these definitions using multiple examples of when each bracket is appropriate.
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