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Quiz Time: Punctuation

Can you name all fifteen standard English punctuation marks? Answers on second page!

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What We Can Learn From The Great Gods of Writing: It Doesn’t Matter How or Where You Write, So Long As You Do.

Often, one has to just keep writing to get to the draft that one wants. Robert Frost was known for writing everywhere, whenever inspiration came, and he would scribble these lines on the strangest places. “I never write except with … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From The Great Gods of Writing: Distraction Can Be Good. Find A Hobby.

Vladimir Nabokov and his wife were avid butterfly-hunters (yes, butterflies), who went on frequent butterfly-hunting trips together. He enjoyed studying them and once stated “The pleasures and rewards of literary inspiration are nothing beside the rapture of discovering a new … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From The Great Gods of Writing: Caffeine and Consumption

Addiction to certain foods and drinks is prevalent amongst working writers. Perhaps the act of eating or drinking helps these authors with the act of creating or imagining. For example, Truman Capote, the author of In Cold Blood, admits that … Continue reading

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