Take your language game from vague to powerful

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by Maddi Demaree In my time as a tutor, I’ve discovered that sometimes a few quick fixes can drastically change the tone of someone’s writing. To change the tone from chatty or informal to more scholarly and professional, it helps to eliminate words or phrases such as “really,” “very,” and “a lot,” which are usually […]

Outrun those run-on sentences

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By Katya Rivers What is a run-on sentence? A run-on sentence consists of two or more independent clauses that have been joined without appropriate punctuation or a coordinating conjunction. Dividing a run-on sentence into concise, meaningful units can help to clarify your message. First, an independent clause is a group of words that can stand […]