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  • This is a comprehensive lesson on what a sentence is and the various types of sentences that we have in the English language.

    Types of Sentences

    Types of Sentences

    by myvenn0

  • Need help writing a Visual Analysis Essay? See my tips and writing instructions with sample essays for help analyzing ads, art, photographs and other images.

    How to Write a Visual Analysis Paper

    How to Write a Visual Analysis Paper

    by Virginia Kearney23

  • Writing a review is simple; writing an engaging review is a hair trickier. This article includes 9 simple steps writers can take to make their reviews more interesting to their readers.

    How to Write a Killer Movie or Music Review

    How to Write a Killer Movie or Music Review

    by Shay Marie40

  • The incorrect usage of the ellipsis drives your reader away. It's irritating and frustrating to those who understand the purpose of ellipses. Best not to use it if you wish to retain your credibility.

    Ellipsis: Meaning, Correct Use, and Losing Your Readers

    Ellipsis: Meaning, Correct Use, and Losing Your Readers

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • When we talk about books review, we mean a literary criticism in which a book is analysed based on its contents, writing style, and merits.

    A Practical Guide to Writing Book Reviews

    A Practical Guide to Writing Book Reviews

    by Chigbo Douglas Chiedozie0

  • This article explores how to start writing a short story. Specifically, initial components involved such as Character Development and The Situation are explained and explored.

    Starting a Short Story

    Starting a Short Story

    by Ricki-Lee Keeley1

  •        One of my favorite things to do before starting my day is to take a jog in the local park. My mind will clear, and I will be able to face whatever may happen that day. It makes me appreciate the simple things in life a lot...

    Descriptive Essay Example: Morning Jog In The Park

    Descriptive Essay Example: Morning Jog In The Park

    by mrscb201031

  • Although speech is the language, good writing follows rules and often serves as a reference. Preposition lists, sentence examples, and a quiz are given to aid the writer.

    How to Fix Dangling Prepositions

    How to Fix Dangling Prepositions

    by Marie Flint32

  • Publishing advice for poets who feel they're ready to share their work with the world (or with family and friends). Information/helpful resources for those wanting to publish a book of poetry.

    You Can Publish Your Own Poetry

    You Can Publish Your Own Poetry

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD6

  • What is the difference between who and whom? A simple trick to know when to use who or whom.

    Who vs. Whom

    Who vs. Whom

    by Robin Edmondson84

  • Use these tips and tools for perfecting your editing and polishing your work. Learn how to proofread so your writing shines.

    How to Proofread Like a Pro

    How to Proofread Like a Pro

    by Melanie Palen5

  • Writing can be hard especially when you're struggling with a mental illness. Here are some tips that will help you break through these barriers and remove your writer's block.

    6 Tips for Writing When You're Depressed

    6 Tips for Writing When You're Depressed

    by Julia Skowronska0

  • Capitalization in titles and subtitles can often feel difficult, unless you understand the rules behind what is expected.

    Rules for Capitalization in a Title

    Rules for Capitalization in a Title

    by Angela Michelle Schultz8

  • Wonder how to paraphrase correctly? How to quote? Clear examples and explanation from a professor. Video and practice exercises included.

    How to Paraphrase Correctly

    How to Paraphrase Correctly

    by Virginia Kearney1

  • A book reports is a written document giving the key information about a document that one has read.

    How to Write a Book Report

    How to Write a Book Report

    by YOS YAMO0

  • What's the secret behind writing crisp, clear, concise sentences? It's a lot easier than you think if you approach it in the right way.

    How to Write a Sentence Correctly

    How to Write a Sentence Correctly

    by JohnMello19

  • Writing a review of an online service or website is different from writing a product review. Through experience writing website reviews, I've discovered some things that help.

    How to Write a Review of a Website

    How to Write a Review of a Website

    by Jimmie Lanley13

  • News stories tell events in simple language oppose to feature articles which explore subjects and human interest stories in depth. A successful feature doesn't tell the reader a story but transports them there. This article reveals a few techniques to bring out the sparkle in feature writing.

    Writing Quality Feature Articles

    Writing Quality Feature Articles

    by Theresa Sampson3

  • Great and easy topics for your cause-effect paper. This article includes topic questions, videos, and links to help you find out how and what to write.

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    by Virginia Kearney51

  • Follow these quick and easy tips to make your sentences sound more professional and well-written. Anyone can follow these tips to be a better writer.

    5 Easy Tips to Write Better Sentences

    5 Easy Tips to Write Better Sentences

    by Virginia Kearney13

  • A comprehensive guide to American Psychological Association writing style; otherwise known as APA formatting. Including examples, checklists, links to citation generators, and APA templates.

    Overview of APA Format

    Overview of APA Format

    by Rfordin3

  • Writing a paper for class, or researching a topic you’re interested in? Using Google is a quick solution to finding the answers you’re looking for, but sometimes these “answers” aren’t actually answers. Here's some tips to spot credible websites you can use for research.

    How to Spot a Credible Website for Your Paper

    How to Spot a Credible Website for Your Paper

    by Elizabeth Bradstreet0

  • In writing a summary of a speech, you will briefly summarize the main points of the introduction, body, and conclusion. The following summary is for a definition speech defining self-publication.

    How to Write a Speech Summary

    How to Write a Speech Summary

    by Nancy McLendon Scott1

  • Learning how to write good SEO titles is a crucial skill for anyone looking to earn money or build a following for their writing. The title is one of the most important factors Google uses ranking. Learn how to create SEO titles for all of your content to increase your traffic and rankings.

    How to Create an SEO Title That Will Get You Views

    How to Create an SEO Title That Will Get You Views

    by Natalie Frank22

  • Words that sound alike but spelled differently often trip people up when they are writing. Here are some tricks to remember which one to use when.

    Tricks to Remember Sound-Alike Words

    Tricks to Remember Sound-Alike Words

    by Virginia Allain5

  • A writing workshop on how to build an alternative historical present which is then invaded by aliens! Also tips on how to create believable aliens.

    Science Fiction Writing: First Contact

    Science Fiction Writing: First Contact

    by Nadia Davidson0

  • Learn how to identify, interpret, and write about a symbol in a work of literature. Ace your English class! Suitable for high school English or college-level literature.

    How to Write a Symbolism Essay

    How to Write a Symbolism Essay

    by Nadia Archuleta1

  • Are you wondering how you can wow your instructor with your research paper? It is not impossible. With some hard work, caution, and communication, anyone can create a research paper that will impress an instructor. Do Not Procrastinate One of...

    Tips for an Amazing Historical Research Paper

    Tips for an Amazing Historical Research Paper

    by Rebecca Graf0

  • Before you can choose a topic and begin writing your essay, you should understand what an argumentative essay is. An argumentative essay is a biased form of writing, because it is typically written with the intent to get readers to agree with the...

    Argumentative Essay Topic Ideas and Writing Prompts

    Argumentative Essay Topic Ideas and Writing Prompts

    by Amber5220

  • Learning to write in iambic pentameter can be challenging for some. Here is one method to teach yourself how to write in iambic pentameter.

    How to Write in Iambic Pentameter

    How to Write in Iambic Pentameter

    by Katharine L Sparrow16

  • Get help writing your Reading Response essay. See this sample paper and tips for how to write your essay.

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    by Virginia Kearney6

  • Have trouble finding time to read? But writers need to read! Learn how "hearing" the words can be either helpful and hurtful. Plus, discover the POP strategy for developing a productive reading habit.

    Writing Tips: Making Time for Reading

    Writing Tips: Making Time for Reading

    by Heidi Thorne14

  • Step by step help for creating Research Essay Outline. Outline samples and how to use sources in your essay.

    Research Paper Outline Format

    Research Paper Outline Format

    by Virginia Kearney0

  • Having a good "attention getter" for an essay paper is absolutely crucial because, on average, people will give you the first 2 sentences to decide whether or not your essay will be interesting or a waste of time.

    Good Attention Getters for Essays With Examples

    Good Attention Getters for Essays With Examples

    by Dr. Poeta Diablo30

  • Confused as to when you're supposed to use lay vs. lie? You're not alone. These two words have to be two of the more difficult ones to get correct all the time. Read this humorous hub to help you remember, and see if your brain has turned to Swiss cheese.

    Lay vs. Lie: Grammar Errors and Quiz

    Lay vs. Lie: Grammar Errors and Quiz

    by Cynthia Calhoun59

  • In the second part of my tips on writing, I discuss the different types of editing that a piece needs before it can be published or submitted for publication.

    Editing Your Writing: The Basics

    Editing Your Writing: The Basics

    by Laura Smith0

  • Writing is a basic skill in our society. However, those who've polished their's are able to stand out through their writing in different forms such as novels, short stories, and articles.

    How to Enhance Your Writing Skills

    How to Enhance Your Writing Skills

    by Ahmed Jan0

  • From reading scores of manuscripts and thousands (upon thousands!) of blog posts, I frequently encounter these big writing mistakes. Are you guilty of making them?

    Biggest Writing Mistakes for Books and Blogs

    Biggest Writing Mistakes for Books and Blogs

    by Heidi Thorne35

  • Figurative language, or figures of speech, are rhetorical devices used by writers and speakers to give words meaning beyond their usual, literal definition. There are many different kinds of figures of speech, including simile, and metaphor, and in this article, I'll go over a few examples.

    Simile, Metaphor, and Personification: A Brief Guide to Figures of Speech

    Simile, Metaphor, and Personification: A Brief Guide to Figures of Speech

    by Kathryn Lamoreux6

  • If you are writing a paper according to APA style, you may need to include an Abstract page as part of your paper. In this special Hub, I will show you exactly how to format the Abstract page in APA style, 6th edition (the most recent edition) and what you must include on this page. I have added visual examples so you can easily remember the format, layout and specs of a correct Abstract page.

    Format the Abstract Page in APA Style, 6th Edition

    Format the Abstract Page in APA Style, 6th Edition

    by Brian Scott1

  • Are you looking for tips on how to write a good farewell speech for your seniors who are graduating from college? Junior students who want to learn the art of writing, I suggest following this guide to help you on your own way to speech-writing success!

    How to Write a Farewell Speech for Graduating College Seniors

    How to Write a Farewell Speech for Graduating College Seniors

    by Oyewole Folarin5

  • This article provides a framework for how to write essay introductions that are clear, strong and engaging, providing practical tools that go beyond basic “how-to” concepts to take a serious look at what readers really want from an essay. The ideas are applicable to the essays of middle school and high school writing all the way up through writing in college and graduate school.

    How to Write the Introduction of an Essay

    How to Write the Introduction of an Essay

    by wayseeker20

  • Curious about the rules and the proper grammar usage of quotation marks ? Let's take a look at the proper use of quotation marks.

    Quotation Marks Rules:  Grammar Guide

    Quotation Marks Rules: Grammar Guide

    by Robin Edmondson119

  • So you want to include a non-binary trans* character in your writing - that's great! Get some tips for writing them here so you can present an interesting, well-rounded and accurate character.

    Writing Non-Binary Characters - A Primer

    Writing Non-Binary Characters - A Primer

    by Cecil Wilde10

  • Writing an obituary can be quite difficult. This article will help to ensure that everything that is important to you and your family will be included in your written death notice.

    How to Write a Memorable Obituary

    How to Write a Memorable Obituary

    by Sharon Smith26

  • Do you have a great idea for a book? Are you unsure how to get your story idea from concept onto the page? I can help you break down the process into easy steps that will make the journey fun and less stressful.

    Writing a Book: How to Get Started

    Writing a Book: How to Get Started

    by Jennifer Laird0

  • This article gives some tips and tricks for how to write a paper, especially a thesis-driven paper. It offers tips for choosing a thesis, research, and citation.

    How to Write an A+ Thesis-Driven Paper

    How to Write an A+ Thesis-Driven Paper

    by K. Nichole0

  • Similes are used everyday in languages. Here is a complete list of similes to use.

    List of Simile Sentences

    List of Simile Sentences

    by Clive Williams18

  • Semicolons are the most misunderstood and misused of the punctuation marks. Learn some simple rules for using them... or avoiding them.

    When to Use a Semicolon...or Not

    When to Use a Semicolon...or Not

    by Heidi Thorne14

  • Writing is easy to fit into your life, no matter whether you consider yourself a writer or not. Here are 5 easy ways to do it.

    Write Now: 5 Tricks to Write Your Life

    Write Now: 5 Tricks to Write Your Life

    by Gretchen Klinedinst Furst0

  • Knowing how to use hyphens can be a challenge and often requires a little extra thought, even for the seasoned writer. Check yourself writing you wreck your writing with this hyphen-centric article.

    How (and When) to Use a Hyphen

    How (and When) to Use a Hyphen

    by Sarah0

  • Tracking the progress you've made on your writing projects is difficult. This article provides a step by step guide to creating your very own progress spreadsheet and tracking your daily word-counts.

    How to Keep Track of Your Writing Progress

    How to Keep Track of Your Writing Progress

    by K S Lane4

  • Write your paper fast with these easy topic ideas. No research needed. Just write what you already know.

    List of Easy Essay Topic Ideas

    List of Easy Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney8

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