Category Archives: Podcast

Business Writing Episode 3: Resumes

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. Today we’re talking about one of the most dreaded business documents: resumes. If you are looking for advice on job hunting, check out askamanager.org. The woman who runs it, Alison Green, is a former … Continue reading

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Bonus Episode 6: Academic Integrity

Welcome to Writing Fresh. I’m Natasha. Academic integrity is an important part of college life. Your professors will ask you to cite outside sources to help maintain academic integrity. But what does this mean? At the most basic level, Academic Integrity … Continue reading

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Business Writing Episode 2: Cover Letters

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. Today we’re talking about one of the most dreaded business documents: cover letters. We’ll discuss both old-school actual snail mail letters and emailed letter. If you are looking for advice on job hunting, check … Continue reading

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Basic Episode 5: Apostrophes

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. I was going to save apostrophes for a bit later in the series, but I’ve been seeing a lot of apostrophe errors from my students. So! Let’s talk apostrophes. First, a little history. Apostrophes … Continue reading

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Extra Episode 5: Netiquette

Welcome to Writing Fresh. I’m Natasha. Following these guidelines in online writing will help you create clearer, more professional messages.

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Business Writing Episode 1: Email

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. This episode is titled “Business writing,” but this is an issue that could just as easily relate to the classroom or even to one’s personal life: emails. Emails are such a simple thing! They’ve … Continue reading

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Advanced Episode 4: Point of View (POV)

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. Today we’re going to talk about point of view in academic writing. “Point of view” is a term that’s also used in fiction writing. In fiction writing, point of view, or POV, refers to … Continue reading

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Advanced Episode 3: I Think/I Feel/I Believe

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. Short one today. It is tempting to use “I think/I feel/I believe” in one’s writing. Don’t do it. Isn’t that simple? Cut “I statements” out of your writing to create clearer, less cluttered prose. … Continue reading

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Extra Episode 3: Back Up Plans

Welcome to Writing Fresh. I’m Natasha and unfortunately technology fails. Not a matter of “if” but “when.” In fact, my computer started smoking the other day. I had to get a completely new machine. I had some work backed up, … Continue reading

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