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Here you will find posts relating to the following subject areas:



Grammar


State of Being Verbs: To be Used or to be Avoided?

You might be asking yourself what "to be" verbs really are. There is a simple explanation. It is a group of ...
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Are Adverbs Weakening Your Writing?

An adverb is a describing word. However, unlike an adjective (they modify nouns), adverbs modify verbs and adjectives. Sometimes, adverbs get ...
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Compound Sentences

And Their Arch Nemesis, the Comma Splice Have you ever had such a great idea that you just couldn't stop ...
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Online Learning


What is a Coach Conference?

One of the most integral steps of our writing process is the coach conference. With every essay, students complete at ...
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7 Reasons Why Summer Classes are the Best Thing Ever

With summer slowly advancing, most students are counting down to their final days of work, feeling excited by all the ...
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Expository Essay Thesis Builder

A thesis is perhaps the most important sentence in an entire essay. It introduces the topic, gives your stance, and ...
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Peer Interaction

The Missing Link in Online Education You know what's great about an online class? The flexibility offered is next to ...
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Voice


State of Being Verbs: To be Used or to be Avoided?

You might be asking yourself what "to be" verbs really are. There is a simple explanation. It is a group of ...
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Transitional Phrases: Helping Your Reader “Get There”

Readers are creatures of habit. As an author, you’ll form your own voice and technique—your habits—and your reader will learn ...
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Sensory Details: Letting the Reader Experience Your World

Have you ever been listening to the radio when a song came on that pulled you back to a particular ...
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Tone vs. Mood

Being a conscientious reader can make you a better writer. When you think about what you’re reading as you read, ...
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Dialogue: Tips for Creating Realistic and Engaging Conversations

Achieving realistic dialogue in fictional and narrative writing can be a bit of a challenge. Great dialogue provides your writing ...
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What is a Coach Conference?

One of the most integral steps of our writing process is the coach conference. With every essay, students complete at ...
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Scholastic Writing Contest – Writer Spotlight (Part 2)

Each year, Write from the Heart students enter a contest: The Scholastic Writing Contest. This isn't your average contest, though; ...
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Scholastic Writing Contest – Writer Spotlight (Part 1)

Each year, Write from the Heart students enter a contest: The Scholastic Writing Contest. This isn't your average contest, though; ...
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Determining an Audience for your Essay

What is an Audience? An audience is anyone who will read your essay. A target audience is the person or group ...
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Peer Interaction

The Missing Link in Online Education You know what's great about an online class? The flexibility offered is next to ...
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Writing Tools


Brainstorming: Getting the Ideas from Mind to Material

Brainstorming is like looking for seashells on a beach. At first, you wander around and search, grabbing just about anything that ...
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30 Journal Prompts to Inspire You

Why should you journal? All writers get stuck behind the proverbial wall called "writer's block." Sometimes, we just don't know ...
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State of Being Verbs: To be Used or to be Avoided?

You might be asking yourself what "to be" verbs really are. There is a simple explanation. It is a group of ...
Read More

Transitional Phrases: Helping Your Reader “Get There”

Readers are creatures of habit. As an author, you’ll form your own voice and technique—your habits—and your reader will learn ...
Read More

Sensory Details: Letting the Reader Experience Your World

Have you ever been listening to the radio when a song came on that pulled you back to a particular ...
Read More

Tone vs. Mood

Being a conscientious reader can make you a better writer. When you think about what you’re reading as you read, ...
Read More

Dialogue: Tips for Creating Realistic and Engaging Conversations

Achieving realistic dialogue in fictional and narrative writing can be a bit of a challenge. Great dialogue provides your writing ...
Read More

What is a Coach Conference?

One of the most integral steps of our writing process is the coach conference. With every essay, students complete at ...
Read More

Are Adverbs Weakening Your Writing?

An adverb is a describing word. However, unlike an adjective (they modify nouns), adverbs modify verbs and adjectives. Sometimes, adverbs get ...
Read More

Compound Sentences

And Their Arch Nemesis, the Comma Splice Have you ever had such a great idea that you just couldn't stop ...
Read More

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