Fundamentals of Good Writing (Structure, Grammar, Spelling...

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Article writers.stackexchange.com

The "Rules" of Writing


Writers stackexchange: "There are a lot of axioms that get tossed around in creative writing courses, books on writing, and of course, the internet. Often, these little gems a...

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Article thepunctuationguide.com

The Punctuation Guide


The web's most comprehensive guide to American punctuation.

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Article economist.com

The power of the comma - The Economist


The Economist, 2017: "The punctuation mark most likely to start fights between grammar gurus

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Article pierrickcalvez.com

A Five Minutes Guide to Better Typography


graphic design: "A Five Minutes Guide to Better Typography" — by Pierrick Calvez

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Article economist.com

The weasel voice in journalism - The Economist - The Economist


ON MAY 14th, as Palestinians massed at the Gaza Strip’s border, Israeli soldiers fired on them, killing around 60 people. Shortly afterwards, the New York Times tweeted: “Dozens...

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Article paulgraham.com

Write Like You Talk || Paul Graham essay


October 2015 “Here's a simple trick for getting more people to read what you write: write in spoken language. Something comes over most people when they start writing. The...

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Article theguardian.com

How to write the perfect sentence || The Guardian - the Guardian (2018)


Orwell advised cutting as many words as possible, Woolf found energy in verbs, and Baldwin aimed for ‘a sentence as clean as a bone’. What can we learn from celebrated authors a...

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How to Write a Technical Paper (pdf)


Structure and Style of the Epitome of your Research Georgios Varsamopoulos Department of Computer Science and Engineering Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona, USA A...

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Article washingtonpost.com

In the era of spellcheck and auto-correct, does it matter that my son can’t spell? - The Washington Post - Washington Post


Technology has created almost a separate track of communication, one where grammatical conventions aren’t expected or even ideal.

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Article firstround.com

A Founder's Guide to Writing Well — 8 Writing Tips | First Round Review


Startup founders: Here's why you should improve writing skills and practical advice for how to become a better writer.

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Article paulgraham.com

How to Write Usefully - Paul Graham essay


What should an essay be? Many people would say persuasive. That's what a lot of us were taught essays should be. But I think we can aim for something more ambitious: that an ess...

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Article plainlanguage.gov

Mary Dash’s Writing Tips


Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.

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