The Journey That Was

April 17th, 2013 by

15th April, 2013 was my last day at Wordplay Content, and as I walked out of the office for the last time, a wave of memories swept past me. I wasn’t surprised, though, because working at a startup is infectious – it leaves you inspired for life.

Wordplay isn’t the biggest startup around, and I say this because I have read about and met people from some of the most popular startups in India. It doesn’t have fancy meeting halls or cafeterias either.

But it’s the best place for anyone to work in, because it has something that’s much more valuable than cafeterias, meeting halls, or manpower – Wordplay has a heart. And it comes from the people who work here. They know what they’re doing, and they do their jobs to the hilt. When you dedicate your hearts and minds towards building a company, smaller things like worrying about reimbursements or counting the number of tea breaks you can take don’t bother you.

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How To Avoid Paraphrasing

November 28th, 2012 by

Content writers often face this dilemma – how acceptable is paraphrasing? Will it be counted as plagiarism?

The simple answer in both cases is – yes!

To understand why it is wrong, you’ll need to first learn what paraphrasing is.

What Is Paraphrasing?

Paraphrasing is the process of creating seemingly original sentences to express someone else’s opinions or ideas. This often occurs when any content is written with a single source as a basis, leading to text that features different words but delivers the same meaning.

Let’s look into an example to understand paraphrasing better. Here’s an original passage and a paraphrased version which almost resembles the former. Read more →