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Write Lady's Blog presents an assortment of topics about communicating, so writing is often the focus. No matter how you feel about the art of writing (some of our readers are passionate; others would rather chew nails than compose anything beyond a cryptic tex message), you'll find reader-friendly presentations with useful, easy-to-grab tips and perspectives to inspire--all to help you succeed as a communicator.    

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Lessons from a Girl on a Train

How should we judge the merit of someone’s words?

I offer a true story about a young woman who could capture an audience and make them remember her—only not in the way she imagined.

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How to Punctuate Your Thoughts

Can people easily read your thoughts?

The question is not about reading your mind. It pertains to formatting and punctuating private reflections.

To be clear, should thoughts appear in “quotes,” italics, or plain text?

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My Daddy Says

What do you think about people asking/telling their social media contacts to keep their polarizing views and debatable data to themselves?

Are they acting like children, or would many kids handle such disagreements more effectively?

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The Hand Sneeze Tale

Social distancing has gone viral. Humans can't live that way indefinitely, but will a global pandemic permanently alter our standards for what we deem socially acceptable behaviors?

I offer my true story for you to ponder the question.

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Beyond the End of the Day

At the end of the day …

I’m tired of hearing that phrase. Are you?

What else could you say?

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Capitalization Clarity on Nicknames and Endearments

Should you ever capitalize nicknames, terms of endearment, or common nouns for relatives?

Although they are not proper names by definition, some words—not all—that specifically replace the person’s formal name are capitalized.

Are you confused over the rules?


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Invest in Verbs

Spend your money on this.

Devote your time on that.

Solicited and unsolicited investment advice abounds, especially at the start of a new year. As someone who appreciates straightforward, no-strings-attached strategies, I offer a solid tip to boost your writing and speaking.

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Wrongfully Accused by Santa

Have you ever been blamed for an action you did not commit and had no way of proving you were innocent?

At the age of five, I faced a wrongful accusation by the real Santa Claus (or so I was told). Oh, how the injustice forever changed my view of Mr. Ho-Ho-Ho!

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