Writing at Home

The Perks of Working From Home

Posted: December 4th, 2013, 9:20 pm   By: erin.hempfling
In this improving, yet still troubling economy, full-time jobs are harder and harder to come by in every sector. For people seeking writing jobs, which has traditionally been a tough market to break into, opportunities are even more sparse.

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Turn Your Spare Time Online into Money

Posted: December 2nd, 2013, 6:10 pm   By: erin.hempfling
A recent study has shown that the average person spends roughly 70 hours per week online, just under half of the amount of time available in a week. When compared to the average amount of time one spends working (40 hours) and sleeping (56 hours), it is clear that the digital world is becoming more […]

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Get It Right

Posted: November 27th, 2013, 3:40 am   By: brittany.corners
Can you get me my drink please? Did you get your paycheck today? Are you going to get your degree soon?

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Giving the Additional Keyword Its Proper Due

Posted: November 26th, 2013, 2:57 pm   By: brittany.corners
The key to figuring out how to work the additional keyword into your description is understanding its role in the paragraph. The additional keyword is essentially a bit player, a supporting cast member that plays a part, but is not the star of the piece. That role goes to the main keyword.

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Coordinate What?

Posted: November 25th, 2013, 7:14 pm   By: brittany.corners
So, you ask, “What are coordinate adjectives?” Well, you may not wonder in general, but if you are referencing the style guide, the following is good information to have. The guide reads, “Use a comma when a noun has two or more adjectives describing it.” Following the rule is this example, “The powerful, resonating writer […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Join

Posted: November 20th, 2013, 4:06 pm   By: brittany.corners
Now that you have an English major, you are likely wondering how to use it. The slump in the economy has made the job market anything but ideal, making non-traditional jobs more enticing than ever. The two main goals after graduating are finding something of interest to you and earning money. For English majors, work […]

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Writing Jobs for College Students

Posted: November 19th, 2013, 9:02 pm   By: brittany.corners
If you are a college student, then you probably know that making ends meet is sometimes difficult. Apart from paying for your books and tuition, you also might have to worry about rent and utilities, and if you happen to be someone who sees the insides of a bar or two on a weekly basis, […]

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