Category Archives: Writing

G is for Gerund

One of my biggest causes in professional and other writing is to remove virtually all passive voice (yes, yes, there ARE some times when it is intentional and correct), so I often remove gerunds to fix sentences. However, there are other considerations with the gerund than the effort to make sentences precise and active. Here…

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10 Self Motivators for Writers

I’m thinking most of my readers of the “new” blog are writers to some capacity. That is to say, I’m betting you’re sitting on an incomplete draft of some novel, article, story, academic paper, etc. While it’s relatively easy to get (re)motivated by some conversation, epiphany, read, etc., I’m a firm believer in applying that…

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