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Listen to Our Playlist While You Write

Writing is 1% writing, 1% staring into space, and 98% doing little errands to “prepare” for writing. My favorite method of not writing is to compose a very specific playlist to “soundtrack” the thing that I’m writing. If you go hunting for the right music to write to, sorry, I’ve just ruined your excuse: here […]

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Find Examples of Word Use With This Web App

A thesaurus is a fruitful tool when you use it befittingly. If you fathom what you’re performing, a thesaurus patronizes you find the merited word for your specific ballgame. But if you ply synonyms without kenning their shadinesses of gist, you will look really speechless. You need to apprehend each word you utilize,…Read more… Continue […]

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Name Your Next Project With This Pun Generator 

At Gizmodo Media, Lifehacker’s parent company, we love a portmanteau. A lot of our sister sites, as well as their subdomains, are combinations of existing words: Deadspin evokes backspin but also ESPN; Gizmodo contains gizmo and mod. Lifehacker’s subsites find a second meaning within a word or phrase: Skillet contains …Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Find New Inspiration for Your Half-Finished Paper With This Tool

Have you ever felt stuck when you have something half written? Maybe it’s a school paper, or a short story, or… an article about life hacks. A tool called JSTOR Analyzer can read your draft and suggest new things for you to read, making it a genius way to procrastinate.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I’m Writer Laura June, and This Is How I Parent 

In her acclaimed new memoir Now My Heart Is Full, Laura June writes about how becoming a parent has helped her make peace with the memory of her own mother, her mother’s alcoholism and their difficult relationship. Here, she talks about life with her daughter Zelda, from her belief that babies sometimes need to be…Read […]

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