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Strong writing is one of the most important skills to have. We’ve got all the tools you need to master the written word.

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Writing Essentials for Beginners: How to Get Started

Learn how to start writing with the help of this guide to writing for beginners from Microsoft 365. Explore writing essentials, tips, and more.

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How to Use Quotation Marks: Rules with Commas, Periods, and More

Learn the rules for using quotation marks in your writing with this guide from Microsoft 365. See how to use question marks with commas, periods, and more.

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What is Parallelism in Writing?

Understand what parallelism is and how to use it with this overview from Microsoft 365. Learn how to avoid common parallel structure mistakes.

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What is the Passive Voice?

Learn what passive voice is with this overview from Microsoft 365. Understand when it’s appropriate to use passive voice with examples and tips.

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All About Semicolons: How to Use Them in Your Writing

Start using semicolons in your writing—and do so correctly—with the help of this grammar guide from Microsoft 365. Explore semicolon rules and examples.

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The Types of Dashes—and How to Use Them

Understand the differences between types of dashes—em dashes, en dashes, and hyphen—and learn when to use them with the help of Microsoft 365.

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How to write a great cover letter for a job

Cover letters are essential compliments to a strong resume. Learn how to write a cover letter that highlights your strengths and abilities.

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