The 20 Most Popular Books Throughout History (Infographic)

Although the term “blockbuster book” has only been coined recently, certain books have captured the public’s imagination well before Fifty Shades of Grey. Going back as far as the 10th Century BC, when I Ching was nothing more than thoughts scribed onto bamboo, we’ve been captivated by brilliant writing and story telling. Below Global English… Read more »

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23 Words or Phrases to Eliminate From Your Writing Today (Infographic)

William Strunk Jr. phrased it best in the must-have book for writers of all levels, Elements of Style: “Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not… Read more »

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The 110 Best Apps, Tools and Resources for Writers in 2017

For many of us, writing is a daunting proposition that easily leads to brain-freeze, confusion, and frustration at the sheer magnitude of the task. But take heart! Modern computing and the Internet have joined hands to make the process easier, whether you’re creating a brochure or business plan, researching a paper, or writing the world’s… Read more »

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11 Science-Backed Ways Writing Improves Your Mind, Body and Spirit

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For many of us, writing is just a practical tool. We use it to communicate our thoughts, ideas, and experiences with other people.  Other times we use it to share information, persuade, or as a creative outlet.  Most of our writing today comes in the form of academic work, emails, and social media posts.  You… Read more »

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The Anatomy of a Best-Selling Book (Infographic)

Have you ever wanted to write a best-selling book? Although there is no magic formula for creating the next blockbuster novel, it turns out there are some commonalities between the most popular books of the past 100 years.  By identifying things like genre popularity, content types and strategies, the best places to publish, and the… Read more »

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Writing a College Admissions Essay: The Ultimate Guide

College application season is right around the corner, and there’s no such thing as starting too early on the most important several hundred words of your student life to date: your college admissions essay. The admissions essay can be the bane of your high school senior existence, one more thing to do on a long list… Read more »

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