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Word of the Day – Foibles

Reading Time: 1 minute  Today’s word of the day is one of my favourite words out there, and I try to drop it into my literature as often as possible. In my opinion, it has gone out of fashion before its time. Enjoy! foibles n. :  Minor weaknesses or eccentricities

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Word of the Day – Vuja de

Reading Time: 1 minute  I am subscribed to a service on Facebook called ‘Shine Text.’ Basically, they send you a message every day with a quote or an inspirational piece of life advice. How to be a Writer is in no way affiliated with them but it’s a

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Word of the Day – Analphabetic

Reading Time: 1 minute  Today is International Literacy Day and that’s why for today’s word of the day I chose: analphabetic adj. 1. Completely lacking in letters 2. Utterly unable to read 700 MILLION people in the world are unable to read a single letter and the vast majority of

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Word of the Day – Googly

Reading Time: 1 minuteI first encountered today’s word of the day when I was playing cricket in the garden with my cousin who was a big fan. Now I still don’t understand cricket but I do know that sports often give birth to some really weird words and that’s

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Word of the Day – Bush League

Reading Time: 1 minute  OK, so when I decided to start a Word of the Day section I knew I had to begin on the right note. I had to set the tone and all that. (Before I begin I would like to say that I get many

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How to Have Anxiety | For Writers

Reading Time: 6 minutesGood morning/afternoon/evening. I hope you’re having a busy day filled with productivity and love in your heart. I hope everything is going your way and that you get all your chores and to-dos finished. I hope you go to bed and sleep easy tonight. This

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How to Learn a Language Through Immersion

Reading Time: 3 minutes  In my many years living abroad, I have learned a lot. One of the most valuable tools I have is my own method of how to learn a language. Of course people learn in many different ways but I will tell you how I

How to be Depressed | For Writers

Reading Time: 5 minutesHello you. I hope everything is going well for you. I hope you woke up early, had a shower, brushed your teeth and ate a big breakfast. I hope you did some exercise, pulled on a pair of shoes and walked out the door with