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Writing for people who don't read

Right there, there's your problem. I know you'd like to reach more people, and most people don't read. But if you're going to write, the only choice you have is to reach people who will choose to engage with you....     
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Trump's staffers reportedly write his tweets with deliberate grammatical errors

It's been long suspected that Trump doesn't write all his tweets. Some are penned by White House staffers, and according to a Boston Globe report, these tweets are composed with grammatical errors and irregularities, intentionally included to sound
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Gmail will soon be writing entire emails for you

Gmail users have had Smart Reply for over a year, but the mail service is getting even smarter.  SEE ALSO: How to upgrade to Google's new Gmail right now At the opening keynote of Google's annual I/O developer conference, Google CEO Sundar
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Producer challenges people to write 'Simpsons' episode solving Apu problem

The Simpsons has an issue that's getting harder and harder to ignore. Last year, a documentary titled The Problem with Apu, examining the stereotypical representation of the show's recurring character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, was released. As well as
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This 9-year-old girl should be writing every caption for the New Yorker cartoons

Kids should just run everything, shouldn't they. SEE ALSO: Finally — an after-school program that doesn't suck Comedy writer Bess Kalb shared pictures of the captions her cousin's 9-year-old child has written for the New Yorker cartoon caption
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Sean Penn is writing about #MeToo and we can only process this through angry gifs

Sean Penn's debut novel, out in April, is apparently going to be a loaded allegory. Among other things, it will contain references to prominent social movements and a questionable president, as well as the #MeToo movement. For some background, Penn
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Why this bookstore is only stocking titles written by female authors

Nestled between kaleidoscopic graffitied walls on a blink-and-you'll-miss-it side street in east London lies a bookstore with a difference.  The shop, which is called Like A Woman, only stocks books written by women. Books penned by persistent
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Google Chrome's latest experiment lets your write songs in your browser

In case you needed another excuse to procrastinate today, Google Chrome just launched a new music experiment, and it's pretty addicting.  It's called Song Maker, a browser-based tool that lets you to compose songs with just a few clicks. SEE
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14 Stephen King quotes about writing you totally need to hang on your wall

The first Stephen King book I ever read was The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. I was still in my teens, and my gran — a huge King fan herself — thought it was the one I'd have the best chance of reading without getting too scared. She was
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#MeToo founder is writing a memoir

Long before the New York Times released their bombshell expose on Harvey Weinstein, one woman coined the words that would spark a revolution both on and offline. Though not initially credited with its founding, activist Tarana Burke launched the Me

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