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17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers

17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it
Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

Via Leona Ungerer
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These tools are awesome when you think in terms of communicating with your parents or educating the community about what you're teaching, mentoring or coaching. 

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Alex Rich's curator insight, March 17, 2015 1:37 PM

Ditto ... Writing is not for wimps 8-)

Red The Writer's curator insight, March 18, 2015 10:33 AM

Fantastic resource! All in one place. 

Texxlady's curator insight, June 2, 2015 1:38 PM

Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

What I do have though is an awesome arsenal of tools and web applications that help paper over any cracks in my expertise.

From idea generation, to writing without distraction, to creating jargon-free copy, these 17 tools should also help you improve your own craft and hopefully stop you from banging your head against the keyboard for too long.

For when inspiration is lacking…
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How Texting Is Changing Your Grammar

How Texting Is Changing Your Grammar | Learning & Performance | Scoop.it

Now that text talk is widely accepted as a legitimate form of communication, we are left wondering: Will text talk become our main form of communication in the future? Will the widespread use of text talk negatively impact the way we communicate? Or are we engaged in the creation of a colorful new language every time we text?


Via Nik Peachey, Pippa Davies @PippaDavies , Dennis T OConnor
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David's curator insight, January 4, 2013 1:24 PM

My thoughts:

This article talks about how texting and the new media age may not be as bad of a thing as it is hyped up to be. They have done studies that show the pros and cons. This article shows how although we are using shortcuts to write it is just a way of us adapting; yet people still continue to use proper grammar more often than not.