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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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Why our keyboard layouts are the way they are

Type sentences quickly by understanding the standard keyboard layout. Learn about the QWERTY keyboard layout and alternative layout options.

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When to use cannot versus can not

Cannot or can not? Learn when to use each, master their differences, and boost your writing accuracy.

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Research paper introductions do a lot of work. From scope, context and importance; learn how to effectively write a research paper introduction.

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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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Grammar 101: Building a Foundation for Great Writing with Grammar Basics

Get a quick schooling in Grammar 101 with this guide from Microsoft 365. Learn some beginning grammar basics and find tools to take your writing to new heights.

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Is It Apologize Or Apologise Or Apologies?

Confused about whether to use apologize vs. apologise? Or, wait! Is it apologies? Read our guide to learn the correct spelling based on different scenarios.

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