Word Shots, the Podcast
By Max Christian Hansen
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Word Shots is for people who want their English to be as effective as possible. Whether it's writing, editing, or public speaking, we can all benefit by learning from others. Word Shots exists to share what Max Christian Hansen has learned about effective English from many great teachers. Graduate from grammar and move up to maximum-strength writing!
||CleanEpisode 9: Shun the tion Words||Those zombie, empty nouns that don't stand for any real thing—how do they creep into our writing? - Listen to the episode here: - OR SUBSCRIBE to Word Shots in iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Full Transcript||4/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWord Shots 8: Strong Writing Grows From a Kernel of Story||Even if you're producing expository prose, the key to strong writing is story. All you need is an entity and an action. - Listen to the episode here: - OR SUBSCRIBE to Word Shots in iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Full Transcript:||4/3/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunicate to Manage Change||All communication is about managing change. Good communication prepares the audience for the right kind of change. Listen to the episode here: OR SUBSCRIBE in iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Full Transcript||3/26/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWord Shots #6: Write to Recruit and Empower||Near the end of episode 5, I said that the single most common reason I’ve seen communication efforts fail is that people have forgotten why they’re doing what they’re doing. For that matter, I said, in too many cases,||3/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #005: Anything You Can Do, You Can Do Meta||English has too many rules to remember them all. But some meta-rules can help us master the complexity. - Listen to the episode here: - OR SUBSCRIBE in iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Full Transcript||3/12/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #004: Beyond Good and Evil in Grammar||In this episode, Max discusses how a change in usage stalked and murdered a perfectly nice poem. - Listen to the episode here: - OR SUBSCRIBE in iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Full Transcript In this episode,||3/7/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #003: Yes, It’s a Word, But Is It One You Should Use?||In this episode, we look at how two non-native English speakers damaged their writing by using perfectly "legal" English words that no English speaker ever heard. - Listen to the episode here: - Or subscribe in iTunes. -||3/7/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
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||CleanWord Shots Episode #001 – Graduate From Grammar||biowtage.gq dejtingsajt personlighetstest intervju orebroguiden.gq dejta på nätet tips obrutenmarka.tk cluberiks.gq jpsonhandels.ga sknovdebor.tk nätdejting misstag uppkörning rodarwoboten.cf dejting handikapp wc annuaire de site de rencontre payant||2/26/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Word Shots Rocks
Putting a high, effective gloss on your word smithing will come as a result by listening to this freshly minted series of podcasts. Veteran writer and editor Max Christian Hansen opens the eyes as well as the ears to tutored possibilities of the English language. There's a lively spin on an old topic, complete with interviews of practitioners in the word mining field. Never laborious or one-sided, this podcaster is worth the time and effort for advanced writers. He easily steps off the platform of authorship negotiating other disciplines when meaningful--a refreshing, thoughtful exposure to top off any work in progress.