Date of publication: 2017-09-03 03:22
Reblogged this on Thoughts of an ADHD College Student and commented:
(Reblogged) Numbers 7, 8, and 68 I about died laughing, but if its true I just need to know, if number 68 is true, then why do we go to college to become editors and authors?
65 Remember writing doesn't love you. It doesn't care. Nevertheless, it can behave with remarkable generosity. Speak well of it, encourage others, pass it on.
I had lunch with my friend who lives in Prague. (I am very cool and popular - I have lots of friends. If I say 'I had lunch with my friend' you don't know which friend I mean. So the 'who lives in Prague' clause gives you essential information. Therefore, no comma!)
7) Dear Mr Jenkins,
If you know the name, use the title (Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms, Dr, etc.) and the surname only. If you are writing to a woman and do not know if she uses Mrs or Miss, you can use Ms, which is for married and single women.
It’s simply harder if you only think “because”. Some of the ideas may be very complex and, under pressure, it can be difficult to explain these with reasons. What may happen is that your sentences become too long and the ideas confused.
Deepen the well. No matter what you know about the subject, there is always more to learn. Make sure you have the latest information available on your subject.
If there are differences of opinion in the area you are writing about, acknowledge the other side. Your statements will come across more strongly if the reader knows you have addressed the arguments others would raise.
Once you write something, at least some of your readers are going to believe you. You owe them accuracy.
It's hard enough to produce a well-structured piece of writing with good vocabulary that fits the content. But remember that the examiners read hundreds and hundreds of essays and most of them are very boring! If you make yours interesting (though the style, unexpectedly good vocabulary, maybe even a joke or two) the examiners will be VERY happy and you will be REWARDED.
People respect xa5 high quality writing. xa5 If you deliver your work in a strong and error-free package, people take you seriously. Your message comes through clearly. xa5
Thank them, explain your availability for interview and restate your enthusiasm for their company and desire to be considered for posts that might as yet be unavailable.