What makes a writer?

What makes a writer?

By strictest definition, the term writer applies to anyonewho writes. Period. Even a grocery list has a writer, after all. Therefore, anyone who jots down words can call themselves awriter (and often does.) These days, everyonefancies themselves ‘writerly’ and we seem to have more writers than readers outthere. Why is this? We are a species of compulsive communicators; this much issure. Should a naturalist from another planet do a documentary about us — a laNational Geographic — we’d likely appear…

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The Personal Opinion Essay

The Personal Opinion Essay

When people are asked a question concerning what they like or dislike, or when they are asked to state what they think about a given topic, the answer will be their opinion. An opinion is their view or impression, their thoughts, feelings or conclusions on a particular topic. An opinion does not deal with the idea of right and wrong, correct or incorrect; rather, it deals with people’s reasons for thinking that way and how they came to their conclusions….

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How to Use Numerical Values to Write Essays

How to Use Numerical Values to Write Essays

Using numerical values to identify and apply expository writing structure has proved an effective tool in identifying expository text structure and helping writers organize essays. The numerical values eliminate the writing jargon that varies from teacher to teacher and curriculum to curriculum. Instead, writers simply apply the implicit hierarchy of the number system to that of reading and writing. Writers just seem to intuitively "get" the idea of a number system applied to their expository writing in essays. One such…

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Writing a High Scoring Essay – Essay Guide For Academic Success

Writing a High Scoring Essay – Essay Guide For Academic Success

I am often asked by students and colleagues on courses to give a few practical lessons in writing an essay and getting the top marks. As always a clear strategy is needed and this article goes through the key points. Follow them and you’re sure to get straight A’s! First of all read the question and prepare to answer this question and not the one you have revised for Strategy : essay writing and preparation Reconnaissance and unpacking the question…

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Specialty Equipment Marketing and Traps Companies Run Into; Case Study

Specialty Equipment Marketing and Traps Companies Run Into; Case Study

In a recent business marketing project a new innovation was conceived by marketing student Paula Chavis. Her invention, is a filtration Reverse Osmosis system specially designed to recycle the waste wash water for use elsewhere in the carwash; for instance landscaping, toilets or even pressure washing the facility. Now then what will be some of the details? For example these systems must have some sort of warranty right? Sure, that makes sense indeed. So what would be a good warrantee?…

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A Case Study of a Failed Meeting

A Case Study of a Failed Meeting

Through my leadership journey, I’ve had the misfortune of sitting through numerous failed meetings. Some were downright unproductive, some were agonizingly long, and most yielded no decent results. Here we shall discuss a particular instance of a failed meeting which many may identify with, and may we all draw precious insights from this valuable leadership lesson. Margaret, the head of the security department in a departmental store, was the chairperson for the meeting. While the meeting was set to start…

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