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Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

I am officially in countdown mode when it comes to the course. Today makes it 11 days, one textbook chapter, a minimum of two discussion posts, and one massive final assignment until I’m free and get an actual day off […]

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Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

The more I grow as a writer, the more commonalities I see between each and every form of writing I come across. Not that I always believed that. At quite a young age I decided I was going to become a […]

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Expectations: You Won’t Always Know What People Want

Expectations: You Won’t Always Know What People Want

If my writing courses have taught me anything over the past year it’s that I truly struggle with vague instructions. I have high expectations of myself and my work; when I am assigned a task I want clear-cut, specific instructions on […]

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Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

As a writer, I love story details. I enjoy figuring out the minute details of my world and the little things that make my characters tick. Even when it comes to research I go overboard because I want to know everything […]

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Reading as Transport

Reading as Transport

One of my favourite aspects of reading is a book’s ability to transport me to virtually any time and/or any place. I live for that vicarious sense of existence. But what do you do when you read a book that […]

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Parallelism: Saving Space and Energy

Parallelism: Saving Space and Energy

I pride myself on being a learner; I love learning about new subjects and expanding my knowledgebase. The best way I learn is by reading, and I like to read about topics far and wide. This sometimes means that I land […]

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