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Top Tip Of The Week

Sidebars, Sideboxes, Boxouts, Fact Files and Further Information Panels These are all names given to additional information in an article. You’ll often see them in a box at the end of an article or down the side of an article. … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

A few weeks ago, I mentioned devising a daily plan and aiming to send work out each day. I’m now starting to see the benefit of this approach, with e-mails confirming two readers’ letters and one tip will be published … Continue reading

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Top Tip Of The Week

Word Counts: Editors have specific spaces to fill in their magazines so it’s useful to state your word count whether you’re sending in an article, short story or filler. Always round your word count to the nearest 25 (this is … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

Although I took a week off from my blog, I was still tutoring throughout the week, mixed in with motherly duties such as baking giant cookies and be taken on adventures on the X-box! We also managed a few trips … Continue reading

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I Hate Mondays Part One

If you’re anything like me, Monday morning came round far too quickly. I feel a little like this fella:    

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Top Tip Of The Week

Contractions Building on my tip from last week, this week contractions is the subject of my top tip. A contraction is where words are shortened. As the words are being shortened, an apostrophe needs to be used to indicate the … Continue reading

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The ABC Of Article Writing Part 7

S is for spooky stories. If you like tales of the paranormal, there are lots of publications dedicated to anything and everything unexplained. The editors are always interested in well-researched articles, from UFO sightings, to myths about strange, terrifying creatures, … Continue reading

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