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Grammar


Grammar Help: Active and Passive Voice

What does it mean to be active? Often, when people think of "active," they imagine themselves doing some sort of ...
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Parallel Structure: Organizing Sentences and Essays

Good writing is clear. It's focused, it offers insight into a meaningful topic, and it has strong organization. But, how ...
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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 ...
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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


Grammar Help: Active and Passive Voice

What does it mean to be active? Often, when people think of "active," they imagine themselves doing some sort of ...
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Hyperbole: Exaggeration At Its Best

You must've used hyperbole a million times in your life. Your mom asked you 1,000 times not to leave your ...
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Parallel Structure: Organizing Sentences and Essays

Good writing is clear. It's focused, it offers insight into a meaningful topic, and it has strong organization. But, how ...
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Personification: Bringing a Human Spark to Your Writing

As a student, you’ll come across many fresh writing tools that can help your writing have a more natural feel ...
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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 ...
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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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Writing Tools


Grammar Help: Active and Passive Voice

What does it mean to be active? Often, when people think of "active," they imagine themselves doing some sort of ...
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Hyperbole: Exaggeration At Its Best

You must've used hyperbole a million times in your life. Your mom asked you 1,000 times not to leave your ...
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Expository Essays: Writing Topics to Jump Start Your Essay

An expository essay has one goal: to inform the reader. However, this doesn't mean using a boring voice or tone to create ...
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Parallel Structure: Organizing Sentences and Essays

Good writing is clear. It's focused, it offers insight into a meaningful topic, and it has strong organization. But, how ...
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Personification: Bringing a Human Spark to Your Writing

As a student, you’ll come across many fresh writing tools that can help your writing have a more natural feel ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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