Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice.
Research & Writing
Oh, With the Verbing!
Professor Frink says this on The Simpsons, but don’t you do it. In simple terms, a verb is an action word. Sometimes there doesn’t seem to be a good verb available to express a particular action, so it may make sense to adapt a noun or some other word. This is often fine, but often not. Herewith, some of the pitfalls. …
AndreaCan’s No.1 Tip to Get a Grip
Begin your journey towards intentional organization™ with the first thing Master Virtual Assistant AndreaCan counsels her clients: The first thing I teach to stressed out lawyers is to write things down. Not on post its or various yellow pads – in the same spot. Get a notebook, I recommend and use a Moleskin … cuz if it was good enough for Hemingway …