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How Great Writers End Their Articles

How Great Writers End Their Articles What you can learn from the final paragraphs of 100 top feature articles from Malcolm Gladwell, the Atlantic, Fast Company, and the New York Times https://betterhumans.coach.me/how-great-writing-ends-3c8371378def

How Great Writing Begins

I found this great article at BetterHumans that looks at how most non-fiction writing begins using a statistical analysis of modern online magazines such as the Atlantic, Fast Company, and the NYTimes Op-Ed. I think that it could help writing students see what strategies professional

Neural Network for a Complete or Incomplete Sentence.

Using the article, “You can build a neural network in JavaScript even if you don’t really understand neural networks,” (Simmons, 2018) I decided that I wanted to see if I could do something similar.  Daniel created a neural network that tries to decipher whether a

Copy Edit This

The New York Times is widely known for its editors who carefully vet every sentence. Well, they offer readers a Copy Edit This! quiz. You can find them using the links below.  Here are five, but there are a lot more. Copy Edit This! Quiz

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Resources for Working with MLA

The acronym MLA stands for Modern Language Association. The MLA is a professional, international organization based in New York City, New York, U.S.A. Its stated purpose is to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature. It also provides a way for people working

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Grammar and Style

This text isn’t meant to be a grammar and style handbook, but we know that many writers have one or two (or three!) editing problems they would like to work on. In this appendix, you’ll find some helpful tips for several common editing issues as