Words We Don't Use

by admin on September 13, 2011

Since I posted my first “Words to Avoid” list on my writing guide in August 2010, I have been getting occasional e-mails from readers and students protesting my decision to ban common and (what they thought were) very useful expressions, (…)

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A Writer's Deadly Sins

by admin on September 1, 2011

Every now and then, I read a new article, column, or op-ed about the miserable state of writing among young adults. The authors of these pieces are usually college professors who feel that they had enough and must rant about (…)

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Why I Started an Online Writing Guide in the First Place

by admin on August 25, 2011

When my father got a one year fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, in 1991, my family relocated to a Maryland suburb for a year. Like every student entering the Montgomery County Public Schools system who had (…)

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Welcome to WritingMaster

by admin on June 18, 2011

WritingMaster is a comprehensive academic writing guide for college students and other writers. Read more about what WritingMaster can do for you in the¬†About¬†section, then check out the different pages in the links above. This website is intended for the (…)

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