Active and Passive Voice

Few people understand the difference between active and passive voice. Of course, professional writers and students of creative writing do. You might too.  If you do, you are one of the lucky few. If you do not understand what is meant by active and passive voice, then this article is…

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Mind Mapping

When faced with preparing a document or presentation, you might be unsure how to start and how to proceed.  You may have too many ideas bouncing around in your head.  What helps is to put your ideas down on paper or up on a computer screen. There is a tremendous…

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Brainstorming

Brainstorming is the process of quickly and spontaneously creating ideas through imaginative thinking.  A group can participate, or a person can brainstorm alone.  Brainstorming helps generate novel ideas, fresh perspectives, and inventive links to existing concepts. Like a source of light in the darkness, brainstorming can light up our mind…

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Writing Well

Writing is important, because it helps us: Remember and describe what we saw, heard, thought, or felt Gather and analyze other people’s ideas Improve our thinking Share ideas and feelings Writing Has Been Important for a Long Time Writing developed about 6,000 years ago in Mesopotamia.  Early people used writing…

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