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Online MPD… some thoughts on anonymity…

I responded to a post on The History Enthusiast‘s blog, dealing with her almost being "outed" as a blogger in class, which led her to write a rather lengthy reply post.

I started to write a comment in reply, but realized that mine had turned into a rather lengthy reply post as well, so here it is […]

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Revision…

I’ve heard it said that writing is like giving birth to a child. It’s painful, it seems to take forever, you’re likely to wish you’d never started it about halfway through, and at the end of the process, you’re left … Continue reading

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Alternative Citations?

Someone sent me this link a couple weeks ago. To be completely honest, I didn’t even realize it was a joke until the second entry. The first one seemed completely commonsensical– of course you need a technique to cite graffiti. … Continue reading

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The dreaded passive voice…

So.  I just got called out in class today for using the passive voice in a blog post. I just looked back at the blog post.  I’m frequently guilty of indulging my desire to fall into the passive voice, so … Continue reading

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