Monthly Archives: March 2011

Author Meltdown? Pull a Charlie Sheen

I promised myself I wasn’t going to get sucked into Jacqueline Howett’s drama. I was going to ignore her and go about my business. But it’s like a car wreck: you just have to look. As long as I did, … Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Miscellaneous Entries

A miscellany of vocabulary words. Can you use them in your work today? Continue reading

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Write What’s Really There

Pulitzer winner Paul Harding advises writers to “write what’s really there” and let form become “an emergent property.” Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Oxford Dictionaries Online

I reviewed Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO) a while back, looking first at the free version and then at the pay version. ODO regularly updates its database of words, making it a great resource for newer words. February’s list included many … Continue reading

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Understanding the Grammar Day Contest, Part 2

Today, we wrap up our look behind the answers to the Grammar Day contest. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: More Tinkering

Paul Harding’s writing is lush and vibrant, offering vocabulary enthusiasts something worth studying. Today, we continue on our journey through Tinkers. Continue reading

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Understanding the Grammar Day Contest, Part 1

Unpacking the meaning behind the Grammar Day contest. Part one of two. Continue reading

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Vocab Builder: Dictionary.com

Are words your bailiwick? Add to your pool with this vocabulary-building terms. Continue reading

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National Grammar Day Contest Winner

Find out who won The Writing Resource’s National Grammar Day Contest. Continue reading

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Get Ready for Writers’ Day

Sometimes writers need to get out from behind their desks and go talk to other writers. Writers’ Day helps you do that. Continue reading

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