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From insights by Sylvia Plath and Philip Pullman to thoughts from Thomas Jefferson and Ray Bradbury, these words might motivate you to grab a pen or pound a keyboard.
6/19/2013 1:53:14 PM
Added as both a noun and a verb, the Oxford English Dictionary breaks at least one of its own rules in approving its newest term.
6/19/2013 1:49:47 PM
Often overlooked, a human desire for conversation drives many scribes—along with the Internet, of course. Plus, how fear plays into writing, the creative alphabet, and more.
6/18/2013 1:45:10 PM
Just reading won’t do the trick, though. You have to do so with a critical eye.
6/17/2013 1:46:40 PM
Natural writing talent helps, of course, but here is accessible advice to make the most of every post, regardless of your skill level.
6/14/2013 1:47:25 PM
From James Joyce and Agatha Christie to Edgar Allen Poe, a new book looks at the odd rituals of some of literature’s most notable scribes. So who do you think did it in the tub?
6/14/2013 1:46:56 PM
The classic game of hard choices gets a workplace overhaul. Who wants to join in the fun?
6/12/2013 1:46:00 PM
A 54-year-old accountant makes a career leap to author. Plus, why not to call a blog post a ‘blog,’ writing for TV characters, a class on penning suicide notes, and more.
6/11/2013 1:47:10 PM
Stone Temple Pilots issued a terse statement announcing they were firing lead singer Scott Weiland. Brevity, it seems, is the soul of buzz.
6/6/2013 1:52:12 PM
Some antiquated terms have no role nowadays, but others could still be viable in modern discourse. In any case, this dozen-and-a-half (there must be a word for that) quirky words sure are fun. Take a look.
6/6/2013 1:47:39 PM
A medical writer advises how to generalize your language so that it’s compassionate yet comprehensible.
6/5/2013 1:52:10 PM
Being inundated with so much jargon all in one morning meeting is rough. At least this infographic spaces it out—one for each day of the month.
6/4/2013 1:49:07 PM
The way people consume content is clearly changing, but a good story is a good story, no matter what the delivery method is, and it will always have value.
6/3/2013 1:47:35 PM
A study proves saying '2' instead of 'to,' and other forms of techspeak, can affect a person's ability to write well. Grammar purists rejoice.
5/29/2013 1:48:10 PM
The smilies, frowny faces, and sideways looks that people type using keyboard symbols are fun and lighthearted, but they’re not appropriate for every business conversation.
5/22/2013 1:53:59 PM