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Punctuation in Poetry

  So, today will be quite interesting.   I’d give a rundown on Punctuations & Line Breaking In Poetry. Few years ago, a friend asked me to edit some of her poetry. I jumped right in, completing sentences, capitalizing words, and adding periods, commas, and question marks where they were supposed to go. But something didn’t…

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Drug Abuse

What is a DRUG? A drug is any substance (with the exception of food and water) which, when taken into the body, alters the body’s function either physically and/or psychologically. Drugs may be legal (e.g. alcohol, caffeine and tobacco) or illegal (e.g. cannabis, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin). A medicine or other substance which has a…

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Types of Hooks to Captivate Readers

A hook is an opening sentence used to attract the reader’s attention so that they’ll continue to read on. In fact, there are variations of hooks used to captivate readers. Check out these five types! Introducing a Metaphor or Simile: The first type is one of metaphor and/or similes. This style engages readers by comparing…