Creativity and oddity are two best friends. That’s why artists, musicians, writers or other creative beings often have a range of unusual habits. On the one hand, you could leave all these extraordinary artists alone and live your normal life. On the other hand, you could take a closer look, changing your attitude from thinking they are weirdos or eccentric, and make use of some of their creative practices.
Writers are definitely good at creating new words. It is one thing to just invent a word, but it is a whole other thing to create a great word that will be widely used by future generations.
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning,
and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.
Proofreading is not a piece of cake. However, you need to do it, as it’s an inseparable part of writing. There are lots of things you hate doing, and proofreading is probably one of them.
The number of details writers need to keep in mind in order to produce great writing can feel a bit overwhelming at times. That’s why I wanted to put together a solid list of some of the most common mistakes writers tend to make. Think of this list as a handy little reference you can refer to whenever you want to make sure you don’t make these common mistakes.
I’m not going to try to define young here (I know I don’t qualify – I’m 46), so let’s just say you’re not yet an adult and you’re an aspiring writer. If that’s the case, then you face a unique set of challenges. Don’t worry, you can overcome each and every one of them!
Everyone makes mistakes. It’s not a secret, of course, but now you are a student and there is plenty to learn Actually, this is how studying works: you try and draw conclusions from your faults.
When writing papers, you probably thought of borrowing ideas that belong to someone else. And you got your “aha” moment: “I have to read works of some other authors.” You are not a content thief, and you were not going to steal somebody else’s intellectual property, just borrow a few ideas… And plagiarism checker tools show a positive result! How come?