Grammarly: The best tool for the writer who’s not a native English speaker

I write a lot of English content. I write emails, blog posts and books all in English - but here’s my not so secret weakness. I’m not a native English speaker. I’m Afrikaans. This causes a problem for me. Mainly one of grammar and sentence structure. Basically what I do wrong is I use English …

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The quill pot writing contest #1

All right guys, so I want to try something new/ retry something old. A long time ago, when I was a new and enthusiastic writer, I started a writing contest that I held bi-weekly. In the end, it crashed and burned because I honestly just couldn’t keep up with writing, school, and life all at …

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Trip #1: Feeling welcome in Welkom.

I posted recently about me finishing high school and wanting to travel during my break. The simplest way for me to travel is to visit family and friends all around my country. Where better to start my break than to go visit my grandparents? I haven’t gone to visit my grandparents in over a year …

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An update

What’s up buttercup? I’m back, still alive, still writing and still cute.   It’s been really long since I’ve last blogged and a lot of important things have happened since then. I want to give an update that can sum it all up for you but since I haven’t really blogged in a year there …

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My Kindle scout campaign is launched

I’ve got news! I was watching YouTube videos on my phone when a email notification popped up. When I opened it it spoke about Kindle Scout which I did not know was a thing (if you don’t know don’t worry I’ll tell you in a minute) and it highlighted how you can sign up for …

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A good week

Why is it that not every week is a good week? Why am I super productive during holidays and the equivalent of a potato during the school weeks? I sincerely don’t get it! (It’s probably the emotional rest I get during holidays...)   In the past week alone I have... Written an editorial calendar for …

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The creative process #3 : Practice and improve

While I’m writing this, I am sitting on my friend’s bed after finishing reading a book. I’m a whole town away from home and I have no homework or day job here. I only have a friend and books. I like it here.   So for the first time in two weeks I feel inspired …

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A solution for the writer with back pain!

Okay guys, this is going to be my first ever spoken blog post. I am currently using a new program my dad installed for me which translates what I'm saying into text. Currently it is slow going, because the program struggling to understand my accent. I am slowly starting to get the hang of it …

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8 am and feeling grim

I have a new week lying at my feet (8 am Monday morning) and it’s already looking a little grim. Why? Because I don’t have a good, well thought out blog post to give that consists out of 1000+ words. I didn’t write one and I feel that if I try to explain why it …

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10 great blogs and posts to visit.

  I’ve been travelling across the internet these past few weeks. I visited amazing places with beautiful layouts and met great people from all around the world. The experience has been so enriching and so I decided to share it with you. These are my 10 favourite blogs and posts visited in the past month …

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