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  • Process Essay: A Career As A Writer

    when writing a paper many things need to go into consideration from the time you get the assignment to printing or submitting the final perfected copy. The first step is the generating ideas and puzzling them together in your first draft. Then you move on to revise, adding information and re-revising the paper you have spent so much time on. Normally then you leave the paper for a couple days with no editing if the writer has not waited until the last second to write the paper. After a few days the writer takes a fresh look at the paper and reworks any parts that still are not flawless. Then after the final save you submit the paper that you worked hard on. But when writing the paper it is not only the information or topic that helps the writer write it is the environment which includes everything from the room, the temperature, the music to the time of day and the kind of chair you are sitting in. Writing a paper or anything in general is almost like a production of a one man show where the conditions and outcomes are slightly different for everyone but in the end they have great story. Normally when I am writing I will try to brain storm but I do not write down the brain storming which is flawed on my part. When I do generate the idea and write them down it…

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  • An Essay About My Writing Process

    writings. I am very much about waiting for inspiration to hit because that’s when my best work is done. When I try to write without inspiration my work is not my best and I struggle to create anything. Also, if it’s not subject I am passionate about then I have a hard time creating anything. By far proofreading is the easiest for me because my writing is complete and I am just doing last minute checking. Also, when I am proofreading my work is already printed out so I can’t do major changes. I…

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  • Slaughterhouse Five By Pique Analysis

    As both a reader and writer, this article brought up some interesting points about writing and editing. It highlighted features I personally enjoy in a good novel and the types of tools the author can use to create tension, suspense, and mystery. I agree that it is important to end a chapter with a cliffhanger to keep the reader interested, but a superfluous presence of cliffhangers would be disappointing. While the article did make some good suggestions, some tips felt a bit redundant. One…

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  • Teacher Liberation Handbook Analysis

    pay me, I will still edit your draft and give feedback, but it will not be as helpful as what I could do with payment. I require that your draft be typed on the computer, printed on North American letter size printer paper, in Times New Roman font style, in font size twelve, double spaced, and paragraphs do not need to have spaces in between them. I recommend doing the following options: have a one-on-one discussion on the edits and feedback I have on your draft, take notes on our discussion,…

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  • Cryptomnesia Case Study

    2007). The measures were taken from the 19 open-ended and fixed-response questions, and the two types of cheating (copy-paste and paper purchasing) were measured by the percent of students responding with a particular answer (Sisti, 2007). 10. The researcher found that “58% used the internet 2 to 4 hours, 82.5% used half of time for school work, and 98% used it for homework or research papers” (Sisti, 2007, pp. 221). The majority of students (54%) reported mentioning where they got their…

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  • 7 Steps To Publishing Essay

    7 Steps Toward Publishing: How To Get Your Book To Print As A First Author Congratulations! You 've finally finished your first book. Or have you? Is it really ready for print? Is it good enough? What do you do now? First off, take a deep breath and give yourself a pat on the back. Next, make a checklist of everything you need to do, beginning with the following seven steps: 1. Polish Your Manuscript Publishers can 't be sold on an idea, even if it 's an amazing one. Your manuscript must be…

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  • Growth Of Ebooks Essay

    With the constantly changing trends of the rise of printed books and stagnant growth of ebooks, the fields for both books and ebooks’ capitals remain the same as it always have been, “A field is a structured space of social position which can be occupied by agents and organizations, and in which the position of any agent or organization depends on the type and quantity of resources or ‘capital’ they have at their disposal.” (Thompson 3-4). The field is the specific structure of a publishing…

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  • Clive Thompson Video Editing Analysis

    The concept of video editing is introduced by Clive Thompson in his chapter The New Literacies. Where Thompson discusses moving image -video- as a literacy that has evolved “into a flexible format for communication, a way to speak one’s ideas to the world” (Thompson 98). The accessibility of cameras allows for video editing to be more convenient for individuals. Cameras have evolved into devices which allow individuals to express their ideas and overcome obstacles through video editing; in order…

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  • The Importance Of Writing As A Music Educator

    understanding of fundamentals of music. As a music educator, it is imperative that I am able to communicate professionally with my school faculty, parents and other professionals that will play a role in the learning process for my students. Professional communication through writing is a skill that I must continue to work on so that I may be adequately prepared to facilitate the learning process for my future students. As an educator, it is also important that I demonstrate proper writing so…

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  • Pre Production Reflection

    In the pre-production and editing, the involvement was not an issue. In fact, suggestions were plentiful in both phases. However, the production lacked members getting hold of the camera, filming the actors and the area within the scene. There was also not much communication from the group members and actors. Though reasons for lack of involvement during the production stage could be because there was not a strict following of the storyboard, and perhaps if there was a clearer vision of what…

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