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Articles by Hannah Yang

Hannah is a speculative fiction writer who loves all things strange and surreal. She holds a BA from Yale University and lives in Colorado. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her painting watercolors, playing her ukulele, or hiking in the Rockies. Follow her work on hannahyang.com or on Twitter at @hannahxyang.

How to Write a Candidate Rejection Email

How to Write a Candidate Rejection Email

A job rejection email is a notification you send to job applicants to let them know you won’t be moving forward with their application. Learn how to write one for your company's hiring process.

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How to Write Dialogue: 7 Great Tips for Writers (With Examples)

How to Write Dialogue: 7 Great Tips for Writers (With Examples)

Dialogue is a conversation between two or more characters. Effective dialogue can move your plot forward, while also adding development to your characters. In this post, we break down what dialogue is, offer seven tips to improve your dialogue, and show examples to help improve your writing.

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Analyse or Analyze: How to Use Each Correctly

Analyse or Analyze: How to Use Each Correctly

"Analyze" is standard in American English, while "analyse" is standard in British English. Learn when to use analysing or analyzing in your writing.

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Vowels: Definition, Meaning & What They Are Explained

Vowels: Definition, Meaning & What They Are Explained

Vowels are speech sounds that you can pronounce without restricting the flow of air from your lungs. This article will explain how vowels work in the English language and why they’re so important.

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Separate: Definition and Meaning

Separate: Definition and Meaning

“Separate” describes the act of causing two or more things to stop being together. Learn the definition and meaning of this versatile word so that you can use it with confidence in your writing.

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Albeit: Definition and Meaning

Albeit: Definition and Meaning

“Albeit” is a word similar to “although” or “even though.” Learn the definition and meaning of this word.

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Payed vs. Paid: What's the Difference?

Payed vs. Paid: What's the Difference?

Do you get confused about using payed vs. paid? In this article, we'll teach you how to correctly use these two verbs.

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Ghostwriting: 10 Tips on How to Become a Ghostwriter

Ghostwriting: 10 Tips on How to Become a Ghostwriter

A ghostwriter is a writer whose name doesn’t appear on the final work. Learn how to get started as a ghostwriter.

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Prefix: Definition, Meaning, and Examples

Prefix: Definition, Meaning, and Examples

“Prefix” most commonly refers to a letter or group of letters that you attach before a root word in order to form a new word. Learn how to use prefixes in your writing.

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Were: Definition and Meaning

Were: Definition and Meaning

The word “were” is the past tense form of the verb “to be.” Learn more about this common English word and how to use it in your writing.

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What Are Irregular Verbs?

What Are Irregular Verbs?

A verb is irregular if you can’t change it to past tense just by adding “-ed” or “-d” to the end. Learn the most common irregular words in English and how to use them in your writing.

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Interrogative Sentences: Explanation and Examples

Interrogative Sentences: Explanation and Examples

An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks a direct question and ends with a question mark. Learn how to identify and construct interrogative sentences.

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Forego: Definition and Meaning

Forego: Definition and Meaning

“Forego” is a verb that can mean either “to precede” or “to do without.” Learn how to use it in your writing.

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Creative Writing Courses: Best Online Classes for Writers

Creative Writing Courses: Best Online Classes for Writers

Here are our top 17 favorite online writing courses that will help you fast-track your growth as a writer.

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Where: Definition and Meaning

Where: Definition and Meaning

“Where” is a word that we use to point to a specific place or situation. Learn how to use "where" correctly in your writing.

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