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Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Damn Fine Words is a 10-week, 20-lesson writing course designed to teach you effective writing skills through proven techniques, providing you with a wash, rinse, repeat process that works for any type of content you want to write.This course is different: It’s designed to help you become...

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Damn Fine Words is a 10-week, 20-lesson writing course designed to teach you effective writing skills through proven techniques, providing you with a wash, rinse, repeat process that works for any type of content you want to write.This course is different: It’s designed to help you become...

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Damn Fine Words is a 10-week, 20-lesson writing course designed to teach you effective writing skills through proven techniques, providing you with a wash, rinse, repeat process that works for any type of content you want to write.This course is different: It’s designed to help you become...

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Damn Fine Words is a 10-week, 20-lesson writing course designed to teach you effective writing skills through proven techniques, providing you with a wash, rinse, repeat process that works for any type of content you want to write.This course is different: It’s designed to help you become...

6 easy ways to improve readability in 5 minutes or less

No matter what topic you write about, your audience should easily understand your points and stay engaged long enough to want to read more from you in the future.That’s called “readability” – and it’s loosely defined as how easy it is for readers to make meaning from what you put in written words...

6 easy ways to improve readability in 5 minutes or less

No matter what topic you write about, your audience should easily understand your points and stay engaged long enough to want to read more from you in the future.That’s called “readability” – and it’s loosely defined as how easy it is for readers to make meaning from what you put in written words...

The 3-Second Website Test You Should Try

When someone comes to a website – yours, mine, or anyone else’s, there’s a shockingly short window in which that visitor makes a decision to stick around or leave. Some sources put the range at three to five seconds, maximum. Some put it at even less – 1 to 2 seconds, tops.Attention spans...

The 3-Second Website Test You Should Try

When someone comes to a website – yours, mine, or anyone else’s, there’s a shockingly short window in which that visitor makes a decision to stick around or leave. Some sources put the range at three to five seconds, maximum. Some put it at even less – 1 to 2 seconds, tops.Attention spans...

Dangling Participles: What They Are, and Why You Should Care

Remember “dangling participles” from back in grade-school English class? Probably not, but chances are you create them every day. They’re a major grammatical error, and once you know how to spot them, you’ll find these little nasties everywhere… probably even in your own content.Rather than...

How To Spot, Fix and Eliminate Passive Voice In Everything You Write

One of the keys to holding a reader’s interest from beginning to end is mastering the skill of writing in the “active voice”.   It isn’t that difficult, actually – you do it all the time – but it’s very easy to make the mistake of slipping into passive voice throughout your work.Passive voice, left u...
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