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    5 Proven Ways To Improve Your Writing Instantly

    TweetSharePinShare Photo by Alexandra on Unsplash These five proven ways will improve your writing instantly. Most articles are littered with words or phrases which are not only unnecessary but make your sentence and overall article weak. Most times, we use them simply out of habit. Before you use them in your writing, ask yourself this question. ‘Do I need to use them in my sentence?’ Here are 5 words and phrases you can stop using today to improve your writing instantly. 1. Get rid of the word ‘That’ Unless it is absolutely necessary, which it’s not most of the time, drop it from your sentence. For example, ‘do you believe…

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    12 Books You Should Have On Your Shelf

    TweetSharePinShareI love reading. In fact, you cannot catch me on any given day without a book in my bag or my kindle. I take pride in that. As a writer, you must surround yourself with inspirational authors. My son is an avid reader. I impacted the importance of reading on him and his siblings at an early age. My son and I? • We love books • We share books • We talk about books • We review books • We read all types of genres • My preferences are thrillers and romance • His preference is self-help books- classics that have changed people’s lives over the years, but he…

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    The Motivation Theory – Parkinson’s Law

    TweetSharePinShare Today’s short article is in response to WordPress Writing prompt, theory. What have you done in your blog recently? Are you doing enough? Are you following your diary? You know, stuff like: wake up at 6am, take a walk for 20 minutes come back home have a cup of coffee, and then sit down to work on your writing or blog. You may not be alone. Many people struggle with this. If this not going well for you perhaps you lack motivation and focus. According to Parkinson’s Law, ”work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” In simple terms, if you give yourself too much time to…