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Everything else aside, if the writing style you use is going to make the piece exceed the maximum length, then I would change your writing style. The writing style you used to compose this question is succinct but also conveys all necessary information and flows well. It's a remarkably different style from the example that you quoted. I suspect that when ...


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There are two important aspects of article writing that you need to be aware of when you start to write. Who is your audience; and What level of detail are you pitching? I'll go through these in a little more detail below. Who is your audience? This is the single most critical factor of writing of any type, really. If you are planning to write academic ...


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Jason is right about style. At the risk of sounding like Admiral Ackbar, it's a trap. The people setting the paper know you don't have any direct experience and it sounds to me more like an exercise in journalism than creative writing (the two should be different, whatever impressions the media might give to the contrary). The people setting the paper will ...


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As requested, I'll try to write more about my comment regarding https://www.kalaage.net First of all, I DON'T work for this site. So this is NOT an advertisement. I have used it for just a few weeks, I can say it is safe and it shouldn't be a scam. (But since I've never earned because I never qualified to get the minimum number of "Views" and "Nice reads" ...


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In my experience, the content sites were sinking fast years ago. I honestly stopped looking. However, if you want to write quality content, it's not hard to find people looking for it. Back in the day, getting 4¢ per word was not unreasonable, but today, it probably won't happen at your typical site. Sites that pay per-word have to hire people just to ...


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They're usually just called essays. Though in our modern age we often use names related to the platform. So on a blog, they're posts or blog posts. As Zeiss Ikon points out, in a newspaper, they're called opinion pieces. If they're written by newspaper staff, they're editorials. In a magazine, they're articles. Chances are though you'll find work by ...


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I'm used to seeing them called "opinion pieces" when they run in a print newspaper. Very possible that term could be out of date, however (as print newspapers more and more seem to be). In some cases, you might also be writing "reviews" -- especially if you are specifically writing about a single piece of art, performance, or writing ("book review", "movie ...


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In these cases I would add 'the'. However, Grammarly is a software program. It is limited in its ability to analyse sentences. I ignore most of its suggestions because I know it is wrong (or doesn't follow my style guide). I am confident about that because I was a secondary English teacher for over three decades. You might want to consider using other ...


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I've heard them called 'personal essays' when we were assigned them in class. For newspapers they're usually called opinion pieces though, and shorter. As Zeiss Ikon said, if you're mainly talking about a book/movie it's a review, though if you just use the media as a jumping of piece for your thoughts about a subject it's probably still a personal essay.


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Inferences can be made, and often are in some fandoms, from the choice of single words. At the end of the day an inference is a guess it can be made on as much or as little data as it takes for the reader/viewer to gain the conviction that they know what's about to happen either going forward or in the end as a whole. A conclusion can only come from knowing ...


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You should not omit a definite article merely to "sound more concise". In some cases the presence or absence of the article changes the meaning. In some cases, it is required by traditional formal grammar, although informal English now omits it. An academic publication, particularly a thesis should use relatively formal grammar and style. In your ...


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Practice pastiches. Pick examples of the style you want to emulate, and then write something like that. For instance, take a newspaper article about the opening of a library and write something in its style about the opening of an imaginary school. Pick a blog entry about visiting parents for the Fourth of July and write one like it about visiting ...


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The use of the definite article "the" communicates that you are referencing specifically identified problems. Because the algorithms are dependent on specific problems, you would need to identify the problems in order to determine the algorithms available, thus indicating that you are referring to a specific, identified subset of all possible ...


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Publishers sometimes have a standard and recommendations on how to write an article for them, as freelance writers submit articles and need to know in what style to write for them. As there are a myriad of possible styles, I recommend searching for them yourself, (rather than me providing a bunch of links). This is especially true for news articles, academic ...


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Yes, they are called "opinion pieces." However, they represent a very tough market, because far far more people have opinions than there are paying publications seeking them. So if you are looking to this as a career, please be forewarned (speaking from experience!) that it is a very difficult one that probably will not provide you with a living any time ...


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