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We ourselves are stories! Until I started thinking about what stories are and how to tell you what they are, it never even crossed my mind that we are ourselves are stories.

What is important is that military writing lends itself to short anecdotes – especially those that are amusing or about a real incident or person.

There are a few of things to keep in mind when writing and, if you can’t keep them in mind when writing, keep them in mind when editing.

There are three purposes to writing: inform, entertain and persuade.

1. Good stories show the reader a scene in time with description....

What on earth is an avatar?

You’ve no doubt seen the film: an avatar is an icon or figure representing a particular person.  In the film it’s a hybrid human-alien created to facilitate communication with the indigenous Na’vis from the plant Pandora.

So what’s that got to...

Just like with all writing, you need to be aware of your audience.

After listening, speaking and reading, we write.  It’s the fourth skill we learn and the good news is that we’ve already learnt how to do it.

To write clearly, it’s essential to understand...

 

That’s very easy to solve: you just start reading.

 

Turn off the TV, hide your smart phone and disconnect your social media apps just for a while, you don’t have to completely go cold turkey. 

 

Reading and writing are completely related.  Without one the other cannot ex...

 Stories are an intrinsic part of our societies and culture, but what do we know about them?

 

Nobody knows when the first story was told but we all suspect it was in a cave by some primitive hunter. 

 

What we do know is that those storytellers who were good at retelling...

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