How to Write an Outline
Written by tutor Barron T.
The first step in writing your essay outline isn’t something that is specific to writing, or essays. The thing you have to bring to the table, above all else, is Energy. Using this Energy to raise your focus and your concentration is essential. Imagine the feeling you get when stepping onto the stage, or into the batter’s box. These...
Plagiarism (The P-Word) and How to Avoid it
Written by tutor Soraya Z.
Writing is hard enough without worrying about the literary offenses you could commit along the way. Spelling and grammar are easy enough to check and fix, but plagiarism is much more difficult to take on. Sometimes it's hard to even pinpoint what plagiarism is. The first trick to avoiding it, then, is to understand...
Writing Lessons & Help
Trying to write a paper for school and have no idea where to begin? You've come to the right place! Here, we're offering writing tips as well as resources to help you structure your writing, refine brainstorming, and avoid plagiarism! After you have an idea, you can get started by
creating an outline of all your ideas. Then, you can
begin writing your essay...
How to Write a Five Paragraph Essay
Written by tutor Jackie D.
Have you ever opened up a document to sit and stare at the blank pages for awhile, not even knowing how to start writing a five-paragraph essay that’s due soon? Most of us have. Essay writing can seem overwhelming at times, but breaking it down into sections helps most people write a great essay. Let’s see how.
Written by tutor Matthew P.
English sentences are usually composed in Subject-Verb-Object word order, for example, “The boy loves the girl.” The
subject is the noun or
pronoun doing the action (in this case, the boy), the verb is the action itself (loves), and the
direct object is that to which or whom the action is done (the girl). Writing a sentence in this...