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It’s Apparent That It’s Obviously Clear, Of Course

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It irks me somewhat when I come across a writer whose vocabulary is frequented by words such as ‘obviously’, ‘clearly’, and the phrase ‘of course’. If it’s so flippin’ obvious, why say it?

If I am reading an informative article or blog post then it’s quite good to be treated with a modicum of respect. Including the word ‘obviously’ or one of its delinquent cohorts tends to be for one of three reasons.

Such words are frequently included simply because the writer ...

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The Difference Between Reading, Proofreading And Editing

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The Difference Between Reading, Proofreading And EditingBack in the days when I worked as an English teacher, if I had been given a pound for every time I had to hand back a piece of writing to a student saying ‘read it first!’, well, I’d have had trouble holding my trousers up the pockets would have been so full. Which would have been distracting.

The ...

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Writing Advice – What On Earth Do They Mean By ‘Show, Don’t Tell’?

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Just when you think you’re getting the hang of this writing lark, some bright spark looks at your hard crafted piece of literature, still moist from the blood, sweat and tears, and mutters something unequivocally unhelpful such as ‘you know, you really should try to show, rather than tell.’

Excuse me? Show, don’t tell? But look, I’m telling you a story, aren’t I? How do I tell a story if I’m not allowed to tell? How do I show you a ...

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Article Writing – Are Your SEO Articles Wearing Matching Socks?

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Before I started working as a self employed freelance SEO article writer I had a proper job which required me to wear a suit and tie, and even shine my shoes occasionally. Although I’ve lapsed into the giddy depths of slippers and a comfy t-shirt, I do try to make up for this by ensuring that my SEO articles are suitably dressed.

Sadly there seem to be too many slovenly dressed articles about town these days. When writing articles for online ...

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Writing Analysis Software – Five Tools In One

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Summary: The Linguisticator is a tool which will help to improve the readability of your writing, improve the quality of your writing, and reduce weak or complicated writing – all with a single click, and at half the price of tools which can only do half as much.

First of all – I make no apologies for the appalling name!

The Linguisticator was the result of my own wish to locate a tool which would help to analyse my writing. I had ...

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