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Technical Writing – Dotting the “i”s and crossing the “t”s

One of the most important aspects of technical writing is the housekeeping chores – spell checking, grammar check, formatting, and proof reading. These may seem boring and not that important but they quickly differentiate a professional writer from one who … Continue reading

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Technical Writing

Technical writing is a great profession for people who like to understand and explain how things work. While a lot of technical writing is focused on computers and software, technical writing includes financial, medical, pharmaceutical, tool crafting, and many other … Continue reading

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Bic Pens

I love pens. This affair began when I was a child; my dad worked in the post office and brought home many promotional pens from the local businesses. Many were generic cheap pens but some companies distributed better pens like … Continue reading

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Writing and Music

Lately, I’ve been think a lot about music. I’ve also been thinking a lot about writing; I’m teaching students the writing section of the TOEFL exam. Music can be a useful teaching tool for writing. For example, sometimes students have … Continue reading

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LiveScribe Pen and Writing

My life is music. Since I was a child, I played and listened to music. At college, I studied music. I listen to it as often as possible. Music is my best friend. I also love to write, not music … Continue reading

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Internet Interruptions?

I use the Internet daily: to read the news, email, listen to music, check my work schedule, and so on. However, I find at times that the Internet is a distraction, or the old way of doing things may be … Continue reading

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The Writing Blues

Most of my ESL students hate to write. Writing is difficult whether it is in their native language or in a second language. However, they need to write well to pass the TOEFL exam to study at an American university. … Continue reading

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