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What is Plagiarism Really?

What is plagiarism? It is more than copying someone’s written work directly. It is using their ideas without a proper reference. Liz Broomfield explains this beautifully in her article “On plagiarism,” where she states that plagiarism is really “passing other … Continue reading

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The New Fad of “Your”

I’m sure some of you have noticed that there is an unprecedented misuse of the homonyms “your” and “you’re.” There have always been cases of homonym confusion in the past, but today the “your” problem is out of control. It … Continue reading

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Do We Understand the Value of Custom Work?

Custom work is not a bunch of products on a store shelf. Unlike one-size-fits-all items put through an assembly line, custom service is a specialty item designed for one buyer, and tailored to that buyer—you. What’s so special about custom … Continue reading

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Featured Excerpt in Angie’s DIARY – Beyond the Precipice Chapter 1

An excerpt from BEYOND THE PRECIPICE, Chapter 1: The ‘Cello Girl is now featured in Angie’s DIARY Online Writing Magazine. Read the rest of the chapter and experience how Bret Killeen, gifted musician, writes music (Chapter 21 – short excerpt, … Continue reading

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Language Devolution: How Will It Affect Our Thinking?

Computer programers pay attention to detail and need to know the language and syntax of the program, which takes time to learn. You and I probably don’t know how to do it because we don’t want to take the time … Continue reading

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Interview With Eva Blaskovic!

“Interview With Eva Blaskovic!” with Patty Wiseman, author of An Unlikely Arrangement and An Unlikely Beginning, was published on February 16, 2012 and is posted in Patty’s Inspirations blog.   “The story draws attention to the complex world of family … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Journey

Guest post in The Proofreader’s Parlour (UK). Read it here: “Spotlight: A Writer’s Journey (by Eva Blaskovic).” “In the martial art of Taekwondo, one of the life skills taught is perseverance. Thirty-seven years out of 48 amounts to roughly three-quarters … Continue reading

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Unconfusing the Confusion About Writing: Is There Room For Imperfection?

When writing, one has to consider the form, the purpose, and the audience. Is it your own diary? A poem? A first person fiction piece? Or is it a formal essay, non-fiction book, or a business proposal? Your tone, voice, … Continue reading

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The Author Advantage

I’ve never liked controversy, so as a young writer, it took some doing to come up with enough conflict to create a story other people would find worth reading. I tended to focus on themes that dealt with man battling … Continue reading

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Words By Angela (by Angela Moore)

I have as my guest today Angela Moore, who lives in the United Kingdom. Angela’s life has taken some interesting turns that have led her to the activities she is involved with today. This is her story. As some of … Continue reading

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