If you look to your left or right, there is probably one near you. However, nobody really thinks about pens unless they need one. But this tool has a long history and some of the things we found out about how we got to the ones we have today may surprise you.
Readers and writers can sit in a room and discuss the broad range of great books that were written in the 19th century, and this would be a time you wish you were invited to such an engaging discussion. There will be those that agree on one book and those that will think of the same book is not as good as most people think it is. But who brought their best game and why? Here are some of our picks, see if you agree.
January 15, 2017- Posted to Writing Tips
As millions of students prepare for their semesters, the one thing that baffles many of them when taking on a college degree is the difference between high school writing and college writing.
November 03, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
Is Black Friday the best day for shopping? Learn how to shop smarter
If you want to better your English and to make it sound more, well, you should start with your vocabulary. Of course, you know thousands of words but do you know how to say ‘very’ in 128 ways?
The human brain is simply astonishing; its complexity and abilities are are only just becoming understood, and its capacity for development and the expansion of its capabilities are being shown to be almost limitless. At the heart of it lies a huge conundrum. People have witnessed the “gray matter” that makes up the brain; they have dissected it, cut it up, examined it and microscopically analyzed it - but in all this research and development activity nobody has seen that most elusive of things; nobody has ever seen a “thought.”
May 27, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
31 years ago, in the dimly lit back corridor which stretched from the refectory down to the lower common room, somebody put an essay on one of the noticeboards outside the administration office. Nobody would have taken any notice of it usually, but there was some kind of industrial action going on, and the accommodation section was being annoying about the rental payments, and our landlord was being less than understanding.
May 20, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
It does get to you sometimes doesn't it? Mostly when you get home, and the idiots that you left behind are all having a great time and spending lots of money, whilst you are still dirt poor, and can hardly afford to get a round of drinks. Then, while they’re out hitting the local bars and clubs, you're sitting indoors, desperately trying to study for this important essay paper that has been overdue for a couple of weeks now.
February 25, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
February 05, 2016- Posted to Writing Tips
First, let’s make one thing clear. Plenty of people own businesses, but do not have an entrepreneurial mindset. They simply purchase businesses and let them continue to run as they always have. These people are better thought of as investors. There’s nothing wrong with this. It’s just important to remember that a business owner should not always be thought of as an example of an entrepreneur.