words for peace map

Happy holidays!

In the spirit of the holidays, I’m sharing this infographic from Oxford Dictionaries.  Thanks for reading Pros Write, and peace (in whatever language you prefer) to you all!

mixed media by Simon Haiduk

Friday fun with word frequencies

Calling all word nerds! For some Friday fun, try the Macmillan Red Words Game, which tests your awareness of English word frequency. It’s not as easy as you might think.  After a couple of tries, my highest score was 195. Can you beat it? Along the same lines, Roberto Trotta has written an interesting book. From the…

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Richard Branson — pro writer

I already shared this on twitter but thought it was worth sharing here as well because I have a different set of followers here on Pros Write. Branson’s description of his process and what he does and does not delegate will help you understand a piece of what it means to be a pro writer.   How…