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2014-10-21 22:40:41     An A to Z of Noah Webster's Finest Forgotten Words | Paul Anthony Jones

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...en-words_b_5985494.html?...

KISSING-CRUST (n.)
As loaves of bread expand in the oven as they're cooked, ...
LONGINQUITY (n.)
Derived from the Latin word for distance, longinquity is ...

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2014-09-28 13:00:49     Why Academics' Writing Stinks - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://m.chronicle.com/article/Why-Academics-.../148989/?...

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2014-07-02 16:05:20     How J.K. Rowling Plotted Harry Potter with a Hand-Drawn Spreadsheet | Open Culture

http://www.openculture.com/...-a-hand-drawn-spreadsheet.html

How J.K. Rowling Plotted Harry Potter with a Hand-Drawn ...
in Books, Writing | July 1st, 2014 Leave a Comment
JK-Rowlings-Phoenix-Plot-Outline
At the height of the Harry Potter novels’ popularity, ...

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2012-08-20 21:27:06     Are Some Fonts More Believable Than Others? | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

http://www.fastcodesign.com/...s-more-believable-than-others

Are some fonts more believable than others? A curious ex... documentary filmmaker Errol Morris suggests as much. Aft... approximately 45,000 unsuspecting readers on nytimes.com... that subjects were more likely to believe a statement wh... in Baskervi

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2012-08-20 21:26:02     Hear, All Ye People; Hearken, O Earth (Part One) - NYTimes.com

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/...ple-hearken-o-earth/

Are there certain typefaces that compel a belief that th... are written in are true?

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2012-04-09 04:33:16     You Don’t Publish a Book, You Give Birth To It | Fuel Your Writing

http://www.fuelyourwriting.com/...book-you-give-birth-to-it/

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2012-04-06 17:25:10     Letters of Note: C. S. Lewis on Writing

http://www.lettersofnote.com/20.../c-s-lewis-on-writing.html

What really matters is:–
1. Always try to use the language so as to make quite cl ...
2. Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vagu ...
3. Never use abstract nouns when concrete ones will do. ...
... t when you want to talk about something r

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2011-08-24 12:49:56     A List Apart: Articles: Making up Stories: Perception, Language, and the Web

http://www.alistapart.com/...erception-language-and-the-web/

Storytelling is a buzzword with lots of different interp... the internet is killing stories, or it’s the best thin... them since the printing press.


Stories have been around as long as we have, helping us ...

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2010-10-25 18:37:50     Rare Book Room

http://www.rarebookroom.org/


The "Rare Book Room" site has been constructed as an edu ...
Over the last decade, a company called "Octavo" digitall ...
This site contains all of the books (about 400) that hav ...

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2010-07-16 14:03:00     I Write Like

http://iwl.me/

Check which famous writer you write like with this stati... tool, which analyzes your word choice and writing style ... with those of the famous writers.
Any text in English will do: your latest blog post, jour ...

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2009-12-28 08:18:03     On Contributions, Open Source vs. Open Standards « hueniverse

http://hueniverse.com/...-open-source-vs-open-standards/?...

While many people can write functional code (pretty, ugl... wasteful), very few can write quality prose – prose th... understood the same way by different people, while at th... possess the typical properties desired in prose (eleganc... cultural se

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2007-01-19 17:00:44     English for International Students Unit: Kibbitzers

http://www.eisu.bham.ac.uk/Webmaterials/Kib.../indexdisc.htm

Discourse - Connecting Ideas in Writing
The Kibbitzer pages below focus on students' problems wi ...

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