Using Author Interviews as Writing Prompts
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Using Author Interviews as Writing Prompts

Photo by mari lezhava on Unsplash Sometimes, even though we’re writers by vocation, we just need a prompt to get us going. For me, I’m busy with a few WIPs, and to be honest sometimes feel like I’ve touched on every topic imaginable when it comes to writing about writing. I got to thinking that Read more

Voice Over Best Practices You Need To Know
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Voice Over Best Practices You Need To Know

eLearning content is known to compete with “home” distractions like house chores, errands, and family obligations [1]. For this reason, key features like enjoyment and comprehension are significantly important for eLearning providers. The native language is crucial when it comes to proper understanding and comprehension. The Right Voice Over: The Secret For Engagement Harvard Business Read more

Redmi 9T appears in an unboxing video, tipped to arrive on January 8
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Redmi 9T appears in an unboxing video, tipped to arrive on January 8

Xiaomi introduced the Redmi 9 Power last month, and now it’s tipped to add a new member to the lineup dubbed Redmi 9T on January 8. While there’s no word from Xiaomi about the Redmi 9T, rumors have it that this is not an entirely new smartphone, but a rebranded Redmi 9 Power, which itself Read more

8 Online Training Topics Employees Dread And Tips To Turn The Tides
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8 Online Training Topics Employees Dread And Tips To Turn The Tides

There are simply some online training topics that are more compelling than others. Employees may not drop everything to attend an online training course out of sheer excitement. However, they will actively participate and engage to get the most from the online training experience. Then there are topics that employees would rather avoid at all Read more

Word Choice: Veil vs. Vale | Proofed’s Writing Tips Blog
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Word Choice: Veil vs. Vale | Proofed’s Writing Tips Blog

“Veil” and “vale” sound the same but have different meanings. So, how do you make sure you use the right word in your writing? Check out our tips below. Veil (Fabric Covering the Face) As a noun, “veil” refers to a piece of light, finely woven material, typically worn by women to cover their faces Read more

Write What You Know (And Make Up the Rest)
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Write What You Know (And Make Up the Rest)

Photo by Dstudio Bcn on Unsplash In my 51 years of life, I’ve had over 35 jobs, 3 careers, and made more mistakes on the way to count. Personally and professionally. Actually, make that 4 careers because… Motherhood. And countless more mistakes follow. To be honest, I don’t get all the advice from writers about Read more

Poco F2 teased on video, rumored to have Snapdragon 732G
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Poco F2 teased on video, rumored to have Snapdragon 732G

The Poco F1 (aka Pocophone F1 outside India) introduced in 2018 was a huge hit, thanks to its flagship chipset and affordable price. The company has launched a bunch of smartphones since, but a vanilla F2 isn’t among them. That should change soon as the company has teased the F2 in a video posted on Read more

My top 5 phones of 2020 – Peter
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My top 5 phones of 2020 – Peter

I am often at odds with the trends in the smartphone industry. I don’t like large phones and I don’t want to spend €1,000+ on a phone. I am weary of iffy UI (and software in general) and care more about the screen than the chipset. Cameras too – digital zoom isn’t a good replacement Read more

The Writer’s Block Emergency Plan
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The Writer’s Block Emergency Plan

Photo by Lawrence Hookham on Unsplash The words won’t come. You are paralyzed from your wrists to your fingernails. The desire is there, but your hands refuse to move. You state the blank page with a sense of dread and repeat the same question over and over again in your head: “Why can’t I write?” Read more

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021
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29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been called a dumpster fire, the worst year in recent memory, and more. Abrupt shifts to virtual and hybrid learning laid Read more