Talking About “Change”

An exercise in fearing change: Don’t fear it: expect, prepare for, and embrace it. In other words, it’s going to happen regardless our actions, so the only option should be to take advantage of it! You only need one thing to change your life. Results can’t be expected instantly, but the effect is immediate. Adapting […]

is Conquering Writer’s Block Only Temporary?

Overcoming Writer’s Block, or Just a Temporary Win? Is it just me that thinks maybe Writer’s Block is rather similar to the common flu? The writer’s arch-nemesis comes and goes but we never fully conquer it, do we? Whenever I finally find myself sitting to write, I almost always hit the backspace nearly as much […]

Every Writer’s Worst Enemy

So you want to be a professionally recognized Writer? You can already imagine every room you walk into, heads will turn and they’ll say: “There’s that famous author, he/she just wrote …” Maybe you just want to write to earn a little extra on the side. It’s a great idea and after all, everybody has […]

Frequently Asked

The new home for The-Word-Doctor’s Q & A section. If something isn’t working as it should, I hope to answer your issues, questions, and concerns regarding The-Word-Doctor here. If something just isn’t right, there are a couple of things that could have gone wrong. Here’s what to look for to keep performance up to par: […]

4 Easy Steps to Beat Writer’s Block

Ah Writer’s Block, we’ve all been there. An incredible idea thought or story just begging to be written, but with one teeny problem: How to turn that thought or concept into a polished, presentable product. Or maybe you’re staring barrel first into the hallowed abyss of the deadline firing squad. Whatever the case may be, […]

Top 10 Grammar Blunders

The Top 10 Writing Blunders of All Time It’s fine to break the occasional grammar rule, sometimes it’s even preferable. But too many times when this happens, it not only serves to degrade our writing effectiveness, it also makes us look unprofessional and hinders credibility (aka: makes us look silly). We risk looking bad but […]

How to Analyze Anything, Anywhere, Anytime

It’s been over a decade since I graduated from my Northern-Ontario based University with a B.A. in English, but I’m still a student and always will be. We never stop learning after all, and it would be foolish to think once school is complete, that the time for learning is over. I don’t remember much […]

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