Pairs/Groups Of Words Often Confused - Part 1 of 6
"We accept your invitation to your party, except for Bill, who will be away on that day."
ADAPT, ADEPT, ADOPT
"Some people cannot adapt to new surroundings."
"I'm very much averse to making a long, arduous journey under such adverse weather conditions."
"His advice was that we should advise everybody to either stay away or be extremely careful."
"Bad weather will affect the quality of the fruit."
ALREADY, ALL READY
"Are you already packed?"
ALTOGETHER, ALL TOGETHER
"It's altogether too bad you can't come."
ALL RIGHT, ALRIGHT
ALL WAYS, ALWAYS
ANYONE, ANY ONE
"Does anyone else want to come?"
"I will appraise the situation and immediately apprise everybody of my conclusions."
Please don't make your character say or write anything like this, though--unless you want him to sound like a pompous twit!
ASSURE, ENSURE, INSURE
"I assure you there's no call for alarm."
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A Writers Tools
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When I first started tracking the information preferencesof people visiting my Writing Help Central Web site I wassurprised to find how many folks were seeking informationon how to write thank you letters. In fact, "thank youletter" information and sample templates are the third ranked destinations at that Web site.
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Slow Pokes: Short Story On The Changing World Of Writing
"No one will ever know who I am, I'm a nobody-writer from nowhere? I've had a thousand rejections from all the major publishers. It seems my destiny is never to be read, another nameless soul lost to the sands of eternity." Johnny's face twisted into a pained grimace, you could tell his heart was tied up in a pretzel knot of self-deprecation.
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Making The Time To Write That Novel
Finding the time to write a novel is one of the major issues confronting writers, particularly those who haven't been published yet. How does one justify to themselves, or to their loved ones, that they need time to write if they have demands on their time, like a job, or a house to be cleaned, a family to be fed, or shopping to do? They make the time.
Letter Writing Journaling
When you read a letter from someone, we are immediatelytransferred into their world, experience, and physicalreality. You can capture the same feeling by writingletters to yourself or about other people in your journal.Letter writing is the easiest form to use in journaling. Onoccasion, you might have already dabbled in writing lettersin your journal.
The Demon Fear
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Why We Dont Write Our Books
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