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Story Prompt: Next Week’s News

Is it just me, or does this remind anyone else of 90’s TV show Early Edition?

Next week's news

In Early Edition, a Chicago pub owner received tomorrow’s newspaper today (delivered by a cat) and then tried to prevent all sorts of accidents and incidents in the Chicago area.

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ROW80 Sunday exhaustion

Hello ROWers.

How are you? How’s the writing coming along? My creative writing is currently at a stand still, but academically, I’ve written about 4.000 words this week.

On Monday I posted my To Do List. Here’s how far I got:

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Study Tip: WordHippo instead of Thesaurus

Now, don’t get me wrong. A decent dictionary and thesaurus are a must (personally, I use the Oxford editions) but sometimes when writing a paper – or even your thesis/dissertation – you can get stuck.

It happens to me frequently, as I think in two languages at once and every now and then, my brain freezes and I can’t think of the word in either language. So I paraphrase, or describe what I want to say.

This website lets you do just that but then also gives you the word instead of leaving you with an awkwardly paraphrased sentence.

WordHippo