Writer's Block? Check Out PhraseUp!

Today we’re going to switch things up a bit and not focus on legal issues and instead look at some interesting technology called PhraseUp.

Don’t you just hate it when your joke comes to a sputtering end? Oops! The punchline to your favorite joke just went down the drain because you forgot the words to end it! Pretty embarrassing, right? Or how about when you’re trying to write an article and the words just refuse to come? What makes it more frustrating is that you KNOW what you want to write! The word is just there, on the tip of your tongue, waiting for your mind to kick into gear. It just needs a little nudge to make itself known.

You could wait to recall that word, but that writers block may last for a while. You may even miss your deadline! Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to drag that word out with just a click of a few keys? Actually, there is. Phraseup is a website where you can do just that.

Using a patent pending algorithm, this website helps frustrated writers by providing him/her with possible combinations of words they can’t remember. All you have to do is to write the half-baked sentence you just wrote (like “This recipe is*”) into the phraseup* box and click the ‘complete’ button. PhraseUp will come up with possible fillers (like “This recipe is delicious/fabulous/always eaten with” etc) which you can use to enhance or complete that phrase.

This website also stands out because of the diverse range of fillers it suggests. After you’ve typed in your incomplete phrase, the website will also provide you with definitions and synonyms. This makes it ideal for students, law scholars and professional lawyers since their writing HAS to be comprehensible to their target readers. Proving a crucial point is difficult enough, but trying to put it in writing can seem impossible if you fail to present it in writing.

PhraseUp does away with that awkward gap by providing you words that make sense. Getting your message across using easier alternatives is much better than confusing the reader with long-winded sentences. Why? Readers want quick information, not long and boring accounts! Powerful writing depends on short and precise sentence structures (as this one probably is). Plus most scholars AND teachers prefer them as well. That’s because shorter sentences are easier to read, understand and act upon.

So if your profession depends on writing, you might want to check out PhraseUp.com.

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