How to expand your vocabulary

Make it a habit to learn a few new words a day. It isn’t really difficult if you look at it. Just five new words a day for example. Multiply that by seven (for a week), or by thirty (one month), or by 365 (a year) and what have you got? More words than Mr. […]

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How can I write and submit a short story

Like many people, you may feel you have the Great American Novel in you, waiting to get out; or at least the great American short story. How to start? The best way to start writing is to start reading. What? I want to write you say!! Why should I waste time reading? It’s a good […]

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How to write a classification

Many kinds of jobs require classification-style writing. For example, an insurance policy manual writer may need to list several types of medical coverage in the employee handbook. Each type probably will be given a name, a definition, and several examples. This type of document can be termed a classification. More likely, it will be said […]

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How to choose an apprenticeship program

Why should a person consider an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships provide hands-on experience and can provide you with very concrete skills. It is free education. You earn money while you are apprenticing. In fact, according to federal law, apprentices must earn at least the minimum wage. This can be a good deal when you consider that many […]

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How to become a high school teacher

So you’ve taken a vow of poverty and selfless service, which led you to ask, “What can I do that will help others without making me rich, famous, or well-liked?” If “Hey! I could be a high school teacher!” came to mind, then you’re on the right track. It takes someone very special to do […]

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How to use a style guide

At college or in the workplace, a style guide typically refers to a publication that explains preferred guidelines, formats, and conventions of the prevailing writing style. For example, some large companies publish an in-house handbook that describes the type of writing they want their employees to use. While most of the stylistics are similar to […]

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How to write a process analysis essay

All of us frequently come across process analysis writing essays in daily living. Laundering instructions, product assembly guidelines, and cooking recipes are examples of process writing. Essentially, a process analysis provides a series of steps to help readers learn how to perform a task, from baking bread to building a model car. If you need […]

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