Ever wish you could be a fly on the wall in the office of the person who evaluates your essay? You could see what he or she is doing while reading the essay you have submitted. Or even better, if you could know what he or she is thinking, evaluating and ultimately evaluating would be invaluable information.
Original sentence (taken from the book “Confessions of an Advertising Man” by David Ogilvy)
Over and over again research has shown that photographs sell more than drawings. They attract more readers. They deliver more appetite appeal. They are better remembered. They pull more coupons. And they sell more merchandise. Photographs represent reality, whereas drawings represent fantasy, which is less believable.
Today, we’re talking to Mark Barnes, a veteran teacher, speaker, writer and publisher of Brilliant of Insane. Mark is the author of five education books, and co-author of Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School. He also recently created and directs Hack Learning Academy. Isn’t that remarkable?
Please Note: Learning to use synonyms properly is just one of the steps to help you paraphrase correctly. Rewording an original sentence with synonyms doesn’t constitute proper paraphrasing.
Today, we publish the first part of the conversation with Mykyta Isagulov, author of Art of Plagiarism. In his book, Mykyta explores a plagiarism problem in the arts from antiquity to the neo-modern period, arguing that “copying makes the world of art brighter and more intensified.” This amazing book can help you discover the most prominent cases of copying and adaptation in the arts, and unveil new perspectives on plagiarism and art in general.
In my previous article, I presented 8 KIS principles to keep in mind for greater clarity in your writing. Now it’s time to translate those into specific, concrete tactics for making sentences and paragraphs as clear as possible. This article will focus on 6 tactics for clearer writing. They are as follows:
You may be wondering, “Really? Another article on that?” Yes! It is quite surprising how much trouble a simple little word like that can cause, and that is notorious not only for creeping into your writing where it’s not needed, but also for being used incorrectly.