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  • Everything you need to choose a great topic and get started on your argumentative paper. Topic ideas, tips for choosing, and steps in writing included.

    100 Academic Persuasive Research Topics

    100 Academic Persuasive Research Topics

    by Virginia Kearney3

  • Are you having trouble writing an essay in 3.5 format? Discover how to write this form of essay, along with samples, essay writing tips. and online resources.

    How to Write in the Format of a 3.5 Essay

    How to Write in the Format of a 3.5 Essay

    by Jessica Marello10

  • Need help on your reflective paper? Here, you'll find over 100 essay topics and help in writing your essay fast.

    100 Reflective Essay Topic Ideas

    100 Reflective Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney8

  • Need an evaluation essay topic? List of 100 topic ideas, plus links and sample essays. Many resources for how to write your paper.

    100 Evaluation Essay Topic Ideas

    100 Evaluation Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney5

  • Anne Sexton's poetry is unique in that it confronts mental illness head on, gives direct access to the heart and soul of a troubled mother, artist and poet. 'I hold back nothing,' she wrote. So true.

    Anne Sexton and the Poetry of Mental Illness

    Anne Sexton and the Poetry of Mental Illness

    by Andrew Spacey19

  • Easy explanation of response essay and an example Reading Response paper. Gives Response Essay outline and format too.

    Response Essay Example

    Response Essay Example

    by Virginia Kearney14

  • Stephen King, a master of horror, and one of my favorite entertainers. A look at the life and work of the great horror master, Stephen King.

    My Favorite Writer:  Stephen King

    My Favorite Writer: Stephen King

    by Anna Marie Bowman30

  • Like to write satire? Want to write on a fun essay topic? Try these 100+ humorous topic ideas. Article includes tips for amping up the humor in your writing and links to sample essays.

    Funny Argumentative Essay Topic Ideas

    Funny Argumentative Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney9

  • Two men, war pals and fishing buddies, have a relationship cemented by one heroic act. Can the favor be returned when the enemy is unknown, hidden and very, very hungry? Word Count 1741

    Hungry Jack:  A Horror Short Story by cam

    Hungry Jack: A Horror Short Story by cam

    by Chris Mills37

  • 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 Kearney43

  • 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 Kearney16

  • The lessons we learn as children come from unusual places. Some from our parents, some from stories, some from the movies we watch. It's terrifying when Oompa Loompas arrive at your door.

    My Day with the Oompa Loompas

    My Day with the Oompa Loompas

    by Christopher Peruzzi6

  • Writing is hard work. But that doesn't mean it can't also be fun. If you need tips on how to become a good writer. check out these fun writing tasks that will remind you of the joy of writing.

    Fun Ways to Become a Good Writer

    Fun Ways to Become a Good Writer

    by Sadie Holloway1

  • Good writing is at an all time low. As a result of the lack of teaching in schools, most people can no longer write a grammatical sentence. Here's why it matters.

    Why Grammar Matters

    Why Grammar Matters

    by Tessa Schlesinger2

  • 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

  • A broken tree on Mt. Petit Jean, golden droplets of resin could become pure amber in centuries. There's a common myth that artists, writers and people in creative professions suffer from mental illness. Specific famous artists like Van Gogh and...

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    by robertsloan220

  • Learn more about the types of nouns in English grammar. Increase your understanding with instructional videos and interactive quizzes on nouns.

    English Grammar: Types of Nouns

    English Grammar: Types of Nouns

    by L Sarhan3

  • Whether or not one loves or hates the writing of Ernest Hemingway is never much of a consideration regarding his stature, as his stature as one of the finest of America's writers is cemented in history. The life of Earnest Hemingway was complex, and full of danger, intrigue, and adventure, just like his writing, the man was totally unique.

    Ernest Hemingway - An American Literary Giant

    Ernest Hemingway - An American Literary Giant

    by Wesman Todd Shaw19

  • Character death is an emotional experience for both your character and your reader. With a few tips, you can write a death scene that will stay with your readers for life.

    How to Kill a Character

    How to Kill a Character

    by Nicole Grizzle10

  • Want help making a visual essay? See my step by step instructions with video help and sample essays.

    How to Make a Visual Essay

    How to Make a Visual Essay

    by Virginia Kearney7

  • A brief examination of the correct grammatical use and origins of the phrase "bad rap." The purpose being to provide research based confirmation of its standard use and to show the grammatical basis for considering the phrase "bad wrap" to be incorrect.

    Is it

    Is it "Bad Rap" or "Bad Wrap?"

    by Shadesbreath114

  • Writing a fantasy novel and feel the itch to map your world? In this guide I outline important considerations for developing a fantasy map, as well some methods you can use to make yours a reality.

    How to Create a Map for Your Fantasy World

    How to Create a Map for Your Fantasy World

    by M. T. Dremer20

  • Top 10 Most Annoying Cliches - From meaningless contradictions to condescending insults, cliches can be unbearably irritating.

    Top 10 Most Annoying Cliches

    Top 10 Most Annoying Cliches

    by Thomas Swan42

  • This is a list of fabulous topic ideas for a persuasive paper about a scientific topic. Includes lots of research links to help you get started.

    150 Science Essay Topic Ideas

    150 Science Essay Topic Ideas

    by Virginia Kearney21

  • A winning scholarship essay can be worth thousands of dollars. Make your essay the strongest it can be so you win a scholarship. Read the key elements and samples of winning scholarship essays.

    The Art of the Scholarship Essay

    The Art of the Scholarship Essay

    by Nadia Archuleta4

  • 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 wayseeker19

  • Need help with a College English Syllabus? See this sample for ideas you can copy. Includes Syllabus quiz.

    College English Syllabus Sample

    College English Syllabus Sample

    by Virginia Kearney14

  • Over 150 expository topic ideas. Includes inspiration for Concept, Definition, Cause/ Effect, How-to, and other essay types.

    150 Topics for Essays That Explain

    150 Topics for Essays That Explain

    by Virginia Kearney11

  • Writing about your character's body language is essential to an engaging story. But, here are some things you shouldn't do as you write about body language.

    How Not to Write Body Language

    How Not to Write Body Language

    by Nicole Grizzle14

  • Psychologists have identified 6 basic, nearly universal, human emotions. How can you use these for more effective writing?

    Use the 6 Basic Emotions in Writing

    Use the 6 Basic Emotions in Writing

    by Rachael Lefler6

  • Loneliness is one of the most pervasive plagues of the human condition. Yet, it is often one of the most difficult subjects for society as a whole to address. These stories focus upon sources of isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    Short Stories about Loneliness and Isolation

    by Colleen Swan23

  • Since the advent of film, there have been over 20 film and TV adaptations of Charlotte Bronte's classic Jane Eyre. Here is an examination of Jane Eyre's film history and other adaptations on the stage and other media.

    Comprehensive Guide to Jane Eyre Adaptations

    Comprehensive Guide to Jane Eyre Adaptations

    by Brittany Rowland28

  • Writing and editing require knowledge of correct spelling and word use, in order to be truly effective. If you don't know the difference between peek, peak, and pique, you may lead your readers down a wrong path.

    Choose the Right Word: Peek, Peak, or Pique

    Choose the Right Word: Peek, Peak, or Pique

    by Aficionada5

  • A pun is a play on words designed to tickle and tease. But what's a paranomasia, and why should you care? Find out by reading the whole article.

    How Puns Work as a Play on Words

    How Puns Work as a Play on Words

    by JohnMello9

  • Having trouble with description? Here's a few helpful questions to get you get started with describing a fantasy city.

    How to Describe a Fantasy City

    How to Describe a Fantasy City

    by M. T. Dremer21

  • 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

  • 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 Schlesinger2

  • English teacher and author J. J. Murray examines, defines, deciphers, and illuminates 100 English words and phrases that have plagued writers for centuries—a must-read and ready reference for writers (and students) of all ages.

    Rules of Usage for 100 English Words and Phrases

    Rules of Usage for 100 English Words and Phrases

    by JJ Murray20

  • Villains are just the best characters to write. Your baddie needs to be just as good as your goodie... or something like that. Find out how to write a believable baddie.

    How to Write a Believable Baddie

    How to Write a Believable Baddie

    by Bev G0

  • Need help writing a critical analysis essay? See these great topic ideas, writing tips and research links for all the help you'll need.

    50 Critical Analysis Paper Topics

    50 Critical Analysis Paper Topics

    by Virginia Kearney4

  • 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 Kearney4

  • 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 Palen4

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