Category Archives: Writing

Writing an Advantages/Disadvantages essay

Writing is like a journey: you start with a blank sheet of paper and what appears on it at the end of the trip depends entirely on you. You should go through every stage of the essay writing process described in … Continue reading

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The successful covering letter

Your CV should be accompanied by a covering letter , and these two items form a package. Your prospective employer wants to know the following things – What job you’re applying for Why you want the job Why you want to … Continue reading

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Writing a Short Story

After the advice given to you in Are You a Good Story-Writer?, here you have part two of the series. We all love stories. They thrill us, entertain us, make us laugh and take us to places we could never … Continue reading

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Are you a good short story writer?

Stories are made up of people, places, and events… Putting them all together is not always easy if you do not follow some basic steps. First, let INSPIRATION come, choose an IDEA you like and… SET your story in a … Continue reading

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In the News

When reading the news, we can flick through the newspaper pages while deciding what to read and stop by in your favourite section, which, for sure, will be one of these: •Editorial /Opinion Article •Letters Page /letters to the Editor … Continue reading

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PLEASE, MR. POSTMAN!!- Letter writing

Writing letters and e-mails could be a hard task, but DON’T WORRY!, here is a web page where you’ll find many samples of formal and informal letters, as well as some very good advice. Take advantage of the World Wide Web!!!! … Continue reading

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How to Write a Complaint Letter

Writing an effective complaint letter requires first finding out where to send it, maintaining composure and eloquence throughout the letter and detailing the complaint with exact dates, facts and any other necessary details. It’s said the pen is mightier than … Continue reading

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