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  1. Quotations and Punctuation in Web Writing - What's Right?
  2. What Makes a Great Writer?
  3. Developing a Voice in Writing
  4. How Different is Your Writing Style Compared to How You Speak?
  5. How Often Should You Tweet?
  6. More Recent Articles

Quotations and Punctuation in Web Writing - What's Right?

by Lyn Lomasi, Staff Writer
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You're in the midst of a writeup and everything's going great. You just got an amazing quote from the perfect source. But suddenly, you've forgotten the rules surrounding that. Does the period go after the quotation? Or does it belong within? That depends on your sentence. In my years of experience in web writing, this has been a popular question. This tutorial combines my experience along with the time I've spent studying the Yahoo! Style Guide. The...

 


What Makes a Great Writer?

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by Richard Rowell, Staff Writer
I believe that it’s inherent in every human being who practices enough at the skill of writing to become a great writer. Every person has thoughts that need to be expressed. Intelligent discourse is the only way in which the human race can truly survive, and therefore it is good that our society stresses the importance of writing skills to such a great degree. But I think that this dedication to teaching writing...

 

Developing a Voice in Writing

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by Richard Rowell, Staff Writer
One of the things that require the most practice when it comes to writing is developing a clear and consistent voice. My writing voice is substantially different from my speaking voice. I find this is true for most people, except, of course, those that dictate their writing using some voice recognition software. Honestly, I would rather type than vocalize my writing, because I can work a keyboard far more quickly than I...

 


How Different is Your Writing Style Compared to How You Speak?

by Richard Rowell, Staff Writer
It’s a well-documented phenomenon that one often writes in a much different style than in which he or she speaks. I know for a fact that this is most certainly the case with me. I am a far better writer than speaker and not only in public speaking. I’ve had the tendency to misspeak on many occasions in ways that simply do not happen in my writing. I’m far better composed in writing than I am in speech. When I’m speaking on a topic...

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How Often Should You Tweet?

by Richard Rowell, Staff Writer
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There are many different views on how often you should tweet. Personally, I believe you can tweet as often as you like, as long as you're not just repeating yourself.

But have you ever seen the same thing tweeted twice in a day? Or even in an hour? There has been a growing trend on Twitter to automate tweets and schedule a bunch of messages to be sent out onto your timeline throughout the day. Really, scheduling posts is...

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