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How to Best Use Writing and Proofreading Tools

Ruth Starkman | Posted 09.20.2016 | College
Ruth Starkman

You've long known your word processor's spell and grammar checker offered only so much help. Likewise, the newer, heavily-hyped writing tools also remain inadequate to proofread your writing. No tool can completely "fix" your writing and none advertises perfection.

Top 5 Tools for Travel Writers

Tiffany Hawk | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Tiffany Hawk

I can be convinced to part with my hair dryer, but there are a few things I won't leave home without.

The Lowly Pencil

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Waite Clayton

There is nothing like the freedom of a pencil as I'm taking the muck that is a first draft and trying to make something of it. Not quite right the first time? Erase and try again!

Best Creative Writing Exercises (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Writers block, oh, writers block ...please go away! Even though it's the bane of all writers' existence, there are a bevy of ways to bypass the darn...

Grammar Pet Peeves

Bethany Keeley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bethany Keeley

At one time in history, quotation marks served a single purpose: they were used for quoting people. But from my experience assembling both "The Book o...