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If you liked our article about making free clip art with Picnik, you’ll probably enjoy this related tutorial that shows you how to transform even an ordinary photo into a work of art.
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Avatar Central features our best image-creation tips and tools in one place. It’s our goal to make it easy for you to create icons or images that will be uniquely yours.

Free Clip Art
A picture is worth a thousand words. Ugh, that’s such a
cliché. But it’s also true, so including images in your blog can be a good way to up your post appeal. ______________


On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King is part memoir and part writing primer, and is a must-read for anyone who writes — or reads, for that matter.

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynn Truss uses humor to educate us about how use — and more importantly, how not to use — punctuation.


If you know the definitions for even half these words, give yourself an A+.

The 50-cent Words Vocabulary Quiz

More 50-cent Words Vocabulary Quiz


Don’t buy into these grammar myths:

#1. You can’t end a sentence with a preposition.

#2. You can’t begin a sentence with and or but.