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Writing Quotes by Nicholas Sparks

Oct 24, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Nicholas Sparks

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Writing Quotes by Clifford Geertz

Oct 20, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Clifford Geertz

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Writing Quotes by David Sedaris

Oct 16, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by David Sedaris

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Writing Quotes by Tom Stoppard

Oct 12, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Tom Stoppard

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Writing Quotes by Stephen King

Oct 08, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Stephen King

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Writing Quotes by Alice Walker

Oct 04, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Alice Walker

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Writing Quotes by Ray Bradbury

Sep 30, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Ray Bradbury

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Writing Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

Sep 26, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

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Creativity is a skill, not a gift

Sep 24, 2012

Being a writer is one of those endeavors that most people feel are limited to a certain type of person. The "naturally creative." The "inspired genius." The "born communicator." They seem to think that creativity is some kind of natural affinity or talent or quality that you are born with, like being right-handed.

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Writing Quotes by Nora Roberts

Sep 22, 2012

A collection of Writing Quotes by Nora Roberts

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Find alliteration in writing

Jan 01, 0001

The alliteration analysis helps you to find alliteration words in your text and highlights them. Alliteration is the repetition of a beginning consonant sound. One of the most famous examples may be "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers." Alliteration creates an enjoyable rhythm when reading and so is often used in advertising, or to attract attention and comment. Alliteration is also widly used in poetry.

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Find cliches and redundancies in text

Jan 01, 0001

Our cliche and redundancy finding tool helps you to find cliches and redundancies in your text. Cliches and redundancies make your writing sound amateurish. George Orwell in his rules of writing said: "Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print". Clichés are often the result of lack of imagination or laziness, and, as Orwell says are often "merely used because they save people the trouble of inventing phrases for themselves." Try to come up with a new analogy or metaphor wherever you have used a clichéd one. Examples of clichés: asleep at the wheel, back in the saddle, barge right in, bored to tears.

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Find complex words

Jan 01, 0001

This report helps you to find complex words in your text. It highlights words that are more than 3 syllables long in different colors depending on the length. To not highlight words of a certain number of syllables just un-check the box next to the count in the table at the top.

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Find dialog tags

Jan 01, 0001

The Dialogue Tags Report highlights the dialogue tags in your text.

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Diction Report

Jan 01, 0001

Provides a list of possible diction problems and suggestions on how you might revise them.

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Homonym Report

Jan 01, 0001

The Homonyms report finds those words which you may have mispelled.

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Find overused words

Jan 01, 0001

The Overused Words Finder helps you find overused words in your writing. The manuscript editor compares the frequency of usage of certain commonly overused words to a selection of published fiction. The overused words are highlighted in your text for easy identification. But just remember this is just a guide sometimes the best writing come from ignoring this guidance. Just think of the famous: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness" some might say that 'was' is overused, but they would be wrong.

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Pacing report

Jan 01, 0001

The Pacing Report identifies the slower paced parts of your manuscript, such as introspection and backstory (some descriptive passages are caught, too). 

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