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How Context Cultures Affect Translation

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Marina Ivanova

Finding a translator with that specific skillset and experience can be a challenge to say the least. Fortunately, translation companies specialize in matching the right linguist for each client, which is why it's so vital to utilize the services provided by a reputable translation company. This is the best way to ensure that you reach your target audience in the most effective manner possible.

How to Write an Effective Essay

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Faisal Muhammad Khan

Writing essays is not a very difficult task if you are aware of certain rules and regulations. This article talks about them. Read it attentively and become an excellent essay writer.

The Changing Language Of Business

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Shirley Taylor

The English language we use today, both orally and in writing, is very different to the language used several decades ago. However, I often find that people are still writing in a very formal, distant, cold and passive style that just doesn't match our high-tech, progressive business world. Many people tell me they use this more formal style to be 'professional'. They say, "This is what I write, but it's not how I speak", or "This is what I say, but I have to write in a different style."

Junk Journalism: Why Writing For Ad Space Turns Readers Off

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by William A. Edwards

The most frustrating thing that can happen to someone attempting to research most any subject online is running into Junk Journalism. You visit a website looking for serious information or content only to be confronted by a wordy, mostly useless article. If you are lucky it might contain one or two sentences of information that will be helpful to you. The problem is that you had to read a dozen useless paragraphs and click through several pages to get there.

Bringing the Curtain Down

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Tony McManus

Series novels in the thriller genre may begin with a single book, which is then followed by another, perhaps a sequel, and then a third and so it goes on. Others are intended from the beginning. While writing my own thriller, the first in a series, I got to thinking about how long a series should run for? Given that it's successful, how far should a writer continue producing his series before calling it quits? And what criteria should he/she use to govern the series continuance? Intrigued, I began to examine some recent thriller series novels.

Speak the Speech, I Pray Thee

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Emily Cary

Now that elocution is no longer included in the school curriculum,.students morph into adults with scant inclination to think about proper grammar before opening their mouths. While newspapers still maintain the standards stressed by scholars of yore, radio and television are awash with performers and guests who blithely murder the King's English..

Keep Your Journal for Yourself

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Susan Leigh

There's also something incredibly personal about keeping a journal, even when it's intended to be read only by ourselves in private. If you're thinking of keeping a journal mark it as an important part of your journey, a special commitment you're making to yourself.

Writing Resources You NEED to Know About

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver Phisher

Many aspiring authors spend hours and hours, alone behind their computers tap, tap, tapping away. Then those hours turn into months, and of course, the months slip into years. This is admirable.

The Difference Between Academic Writing And Business Writing

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Shirley Taylor

In all my years of teaching business writing skills, I've often been asked the question, "Why don't they teach us this before we leave college or university?" Yes indeed, why not? There is a huge difference between academic and business writing. And I'm going to list the main ones.

The Importance of Keeping A Notebook

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Vinod Vullikanti

A notebook is writing material used every day by a lot of people, especially students, either at the elementary level or tertiary level to jot and write down information for future and present purposes. It is also used by other professionals for jotting and writing down important information.

Camp NaNoWriMo - Ready, Set, Go

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Tedric Garrison

NaNoWriMo... 50,000 words in 30 days... it can be intimidating. But there is another option, it's called Camp NaNoWriMo. When you go to Camp you get to share many of the same advantages, but you can also choose your own word count. Explore what it can do for you.

More Interesting Dialogue

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Tedric Garrison

Some argue the word "said" is invisible to the reader, therefore, it does not interrupt the flow of the spoken word. But I disagree with the idea that it is the only dialogue tag you need.

Endless Media Dilemma

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Franco Hernandez

In the current time of writing, there are near to limitless amounts of media to absorb. You have your books, comics, television shows, music, movies, internet videos, social networks, and many more I cannot think of. People have been creating things throughout time and they continue to create this very second.

Metaphors Gone Wild: Poetry and Leadership

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Marlene Caroselli

Embracing opposites is one of the best ways to stimulate creativity. Further, this embrace--found often in poets and potentates alike--can bring cerebral peace to the cognitive dissonance found in everyday life.

Words, The Channel of Communications

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Uche Mbah

William Shakespeare aptly captured the essence of this article in hamlet, when he declared that the only thing we read-or say for that matter-are words, words and more words. It brought to the fore the importance of the human word in the field of communications.And the human word is only a faint reflection of the Divine word, which is also the creative word, Let There Be Light.

Metaphors Gone Wild: Wildfires and Words

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Marlene Caroselli

The effects of a single typo can damage a professional image as quickly as a wildfire can devastate a forest. To douse the career-impacting flames, proofread. And, the more important the communication, proofread a second time. Perhaps you should even ask a linguistically inclined friend to proofread a third time. (If you doubt the speed at which information can spread, just remember the coinage of "covfefe" that came from the Oval Office.) This article encourages proofreading in general, and the search for unnecessary verbiage in particular.

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