Monthly Archives: October 2021

Writing Tip:  SIGHT, SITE, and CITE

Sight, Site, and Cite People often mix up the words sight, site, and cite. Although these words sound alike, they have different meanings and uses. This should help to keep them straight. *** Sight is a noun and means vision … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: COMPLIMENT versus COMPLEMENT

Compliment versus Complement People often mix up the words “compliment” and “complement.” Although these words sound the same and there is only one letter different, they have different meanings and uses. This should help to use them properly. *** Compliment … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: ALLOWED versus ALOUD

Allowed versus Aloud People often mix up the words “allowed” and “aloud.” Although these words sound the same, they are different parts of speech and have different meanings and uses. This should help to use them properly. *** Allowed can … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: BARE versus BEAR

Bare versus Bear People often mix up the words “bare” and “bear.” Although these words sound the same, they have different meanings and uses. Hopefully this will help to use them properly. *** Bare can be an adjective, meaning naked, … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: APPRAISE versus APPRISE

Appraise versus Apprise People often mix up the words “appraise” and “apprise.” These words have different meanings and uses, and this should help to use them properly. *** Appraise is a verb that means to determine, assess, or estimate the … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: ADVICE versus ADVISE

Advice versus Advise People often mix up the words “advice” and “advise.” They are related, but these words are different parts of speech. Hopefully this will help you use them correctly. *** Advice is a noun that means an opinion … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: WAVE versus WAIVE

Wave versus Waive People often mix up the words “wave” and “waive.” Although they sound the same, these words have different meanings and are used differently. Hopefully this will help you use them correctly. *** Wave is usually a verb … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: PRINCIPAL versus PRINCIPLE

Principal versus Principle People often mix up the words “principal” and “principle.” They may sound the same, but these words have different meanings and uses. *** Principal can be a noun or an adjective. It is mostly used as a … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

A short story based on the image shown from a prompt from Writers Unite! – October 2021 Sacrifice A short story by Lynn Miclea The crisp, cool, fresh air invigorated Derek as he hiked through Briar Oaks Woods. He enjoyed … Continue reading

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