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The Run-on Sentence: From Here To Eternity

Writing

The Run-on Sentence: From Here To Eternity

by: Jean Fritz

If you find your sentences filled with commas, and they wend from one topic to another, then you, like many people, may be guilty of writing run-on sentences.
The run-on sentence is annoying. The run-on is boring. Most important, utilizing run-ons in your work is a sure-fire way of losing your reader.
The run-on works in one instance – if it is part of one of your character’s personality. For instance, if you are writing dialogue spoken by a typical teenage girl, run-ons would be acceptable (“Well, we went, you know, to the mall, and, like, we tried on some clothes and makeup, and then Sheila saw this really cute guy in The Gap, so we went over and like, started talking, and …” you get the picture.)
Curing a mania for ru...

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12 Top Tips For Up And Coming Article Writers

Writing

12 Top Tips For Up And Coming Article Writers

by: Ken Hill

1. Make your articles available on your site.
You’ll have an easy way to get more sales by showing your visitors that your are an expert on the topic your visitors are interested in.
2. Use lots of white space. Keep your sentences and paragraphs short and to the point.
3. Write for your target audience.
You’ll have a better chance of attracting people to your site that are interested in purchasing your products.
4. Use numbered lists.
Your numbered lists will help you to effectively share your tips with your readers while making your article easy to read.
Use your numbered lists to share points on your article’s topic, list your directions when writing a how to article, or to deliver the content of your article if you wanted to wri...

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You Need To Write-Write Now!

Writing

You Need To Write-Write Now!

by: Timothy Ward

I’ve been shouting it for years, and I will probably keep shouting for many years to come. If you want to get some quality, free visitors to your website-You Need To Write An Ezine Article!
You can go ahead and admit that secretly you been toying with the idea anyway. You’ve fantasized about one day checking your email and seeing your name in the table of contents of your favorite ezine. You’ve imagine what it’s like to know that hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people are reading YOUR words. And then there’s the glorious payoff: Some of these people will visit your website...

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Cooking with Annie Dote

Writing

Cooking with Annie Dote

by: Barbara Carr Phillips

The submission deadline to an anthology is looming and I want to write an essay for it. I take a seat at my kitchen table, and begin flipping through my journals for inspiration.
“What are you looking for,” my husband asks. An innocent enough question.
“An anecdote,” I reply.
“An Annie who?” he says, raising his eyebrows and casting a sideways glance at our teenage son. Our son grins and chuckles softly, knowing his dad likes to tease me about writers and their mysterious words and ways. I should have known.
“Not Annie, anec, an-ec-dote,” I repeat. “Something I can build on to make a story.”
“Uh-huh,” he replies, “like a prescription or something?”
“No, not like a prescription. Well . . ...

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Parent Loans or Student Loans – what is going to b

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Parent Loans or Student Loans – what is going to be best for my child?

by: Vanessa McHooley

At least 20% of college students need some type of loan to help pay for their college education. Such a statistic can lead to students graduating with an unmanageable debt load. An alternative is for parents to help out by taking out loans themselves. But which is the better option – student loans or parent loans? Each has distinct advantages and uses.
Federal student loans
Federal student loans have the lowest interest rates and best repayment options. If you need to take out loans and you qualify for federal loans, this is your best choice. Just be sure to accept only the funds you need, even if you are offered much more...

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