Writing is known as one of the most essential skills a student can possess. However, many students underestimate this skill, and few teachers devote enough time and resources to show students how to write effectively. Here, your will find the main principles and tips for improving writing skills. Continue reading
Paragraph writing can be intimidating, particularly in the early stages of an essay. The eigh-sentence paragraph burst is one style of essay writing that is designed to get writers past those early stages of essay creation. The eight-sentence format can be boiled down to the following six elements: topic sentence, first major support, first minor support, second major support, second minor support and conclusion. Continue reading
You need to know how to describe the science that you do in a way that convinces the reader that your work is worth taking seriously. The purpose of lab reports is not so much to see if you did bold, original work, as it is to give you practice in writing reports, so that you’ll be able to do it well when you do bold original work. Continue reading
How to proofread? Here is the checklist of items to look out for, during the proofreading process.
Some elements of paper writing are not a matter either of the words themselves, or of punctuation, but, rather, are matters of alignment, layout and consistency, or inconsistency.
- Check that your layout (page margins, line spacing, heading style, etc.) conforms to the format prescribed by your instructor.
- Keep an eye out for changes in font face, or size.
- Check all text that is underlined, italicized, bold face, and any other special text format.
- Check for consistency in page margins, line spacing, outline numbering, and paragraph indentation. Continue reading
Errors need to be hunted down using specific tracking techniques – those of proofreading. Let’s learn how to go on safari! Here are some good proofreading tips for you.
What Proofreading Is and Is Not
Proofreading is not “reading your paper.” Yes, you do need to be reading, revising, and editing, your writing. This is done to ensure that you are effectively expressing ideas, conveying information in an interesting manner, and creating an essay that fulfills the purpose of your assignment. That type of reading has nothing to do with the formal process known as proofreading. Continue reading
Like introductions, conclusions are important because they leave an impression. The kind of conclusion you write, will vary to fit the overall picture and purpose of your essay. But, a good conclusions should make readers glad that they read your essay.
You may have been taught that the purpose of a conclusion is to summarize all the points you have developed. This kind of summary conclusion may be a good idea, if you have written a long piece, like a book chapter, or scientific report. But, for shorter essays you write in most of your university classes, it’s usually not a very effective way to end. Continue reading
In your academic paper, you have to present evidence, cite literature, explain economic trade-offs and generally approach the issue from an analytic perspective. You should follow some of the points of the economics writing style. Continue reading
Do you know your aim? Everyone who needs to pass an interview, should impress hiring managers. But how are you going to stand out from other candidates? We’ve prepared tips for resume writing that will help you write the best resume ever. Continue reading
When writing novels, most people try to write a good one and fail. Try to choose another way this time – write a bad novel. In the end, you’ll have succeeded in creating a bad novel, or failed, and written a good novel. You’ll win in both situations. Here is a guide to writing an awful novel. It’s not difficult. Just follow the tips. Continue reading