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W is for…

W is for…Writing. There are already lots of tips in this A-Z of learning for making your writing better. Have another look at A is for…Adjectives, C is for…Connectives, O is for…Openers, Q is for…Quality and Quantity and V is … Continue reading

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Q is for…

Q is for…Quality and Quantity. Why is this letter for two things? Because they are both important. In general, quality is more important – your teacher would rather see one page of good quality writing, where you have thought carefully … Continue reading

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O is for…

O is for…Openers.  Read this story and then decide what is wrong with it: The grumpy, old man looked out of his window and saw a scruffy, brown dog digging up his garden. The grumpy man shouted loudly at the … Continue reading

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Henry Did It

This post was written for the 100 word challenge at Julia’s Place. Last week’s picture prompt was right up my street and I fully intended to join in, but the days ran away with me. I did plenty of writing … Continue reading

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Random Muffins

I’m laughing this morning. I’m laughing a lot! Quite often on Twitter I’ll see tweets from people’s automatically-generated newspapers: “The TomDicknHarry Daily is out. Top stories today via” followed by a list of names. From time to time my name … Continue reading

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A is for…

A is for… Adjectives. These are words used to describe things, and using them is an easy way to make your writing more interesting. For extra effect, try using two or three adjectives in a row with commas between them, … Continue reading

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The 100WCGU – how do you write yours?

Every Monday I come and check my Twitter feed at around 8.30pm to see if there is a new prompt for the 100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups over at Julia’s Place. And every week when I first see the prompt, … Continue reading

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