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Making Long Paragraphs Work

Paragraph quality is not determined by its length, long or short. Rather, quality is determined by how well the paragraph communicates a single idea. Long paragraphs, however, can be difficult simply because they are long.

The following 2 strategies will help you write long paragraphs that…

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Added by David Bowman on April 19, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments

8 Sentence Patterns for Academic and Technical Writing

An expert academic or technical writer needs only a few basic sentence patterns to produce easy-to-understand writing. Each of the sentence patterns below will result in clear academic or technical writing. However, do not use any one pattern more than twice in a…

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Added by David Bowman on March 28, 2012 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Active Voice and Passive Voice

Active and Passive Voice: When you are active, you do something. When you are passive, things happen to you. This is the same concept as the active and passive voice in sentences.

In the active voice, the subject performs the action…

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Added by David Bowman on January 3, 2012 at 8:50pm — No Comments

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