Prewriting Strategies, KU Writing Center, University of KansasIntroduction to Prewriting (Invention), Purdue Online Writing Lab
|Critical Thinking||Critical Thinking, Critical Thinking.org|
American Literature: Short stories and classic literature from around the world, all available for free!Public Poetry: A Houston organization supporting local poets.
|Reading||How to Do a Close Reading, Harvard University|
|Reading Poetry||How to Read a Poem, The Writer's Handbook, University of Wisconsin - Madison|
|Research||Academic Research, Lee College Library|
|Reading Techniques||SQ3R, Study Guides and Strategies|
|The Writing Process||Stages of the Writing Process, The University of Wisconsin - Madison|
|Argumentation||The Toulmin Method, Colorado State University|
|Critique/Review||Book or Article Review or Critique Guidelines, Tidewater Community College|
|Focus||Focus, Colorado State University|
|Literature Review||Literature Review Questions, American University
Logic in Argumentative Writing, Purdue Online Writing LabFallacies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
|Writing on Poetry||Poetry Explications, University of North Carolina
|Support||Support and Elaboration, The Five Features of Effective Writing, Learn NC|
Plagiarism, LSCS LibrariesQuoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing, Purdue Online Writing Lab
|Writing About Literature||
Literary Analysis: Using Elements of Literature, Roane State Community College
Critical Approaches, Samantha Blackmon, Purdue University: A brief overview of several different approaches to literary criticism.Writing a Literary Analysis Presentation, Purdue Online Writing Lab
|Writing About Poetry||
Writing About Poetry, Hamilton CollegeAnalyzing Poetry, Roxanne Kent-Drury, Northern Kentucky University
Essay Planning and Structure, Massey UniversityThe Five-Paragraph Essay, Study Guides and Strategies
|Business Report||Business Report Structure, Massey University|
|Case Study||How to Write a Psychology Case Study, Kendra Cherry, About.com|
Conclusions, Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College
|Introduction Attention-Getters||Introduction 'hooks" , University of British Columbia|
|Maxims||Maxims, Bartelby. Good resource for an attention-getter in the introduction.|
|Person||Person, George Mason University|
|Review of Literature||Learn How to Write a Review of Literature, The University of Wisconsin - Madison|
|Scientific Report||Lab Report Structure, Massey University|
How To Write a Thesis Statement, Indiana University
Developing a Thesis Statement, The Writer's Web, University of Washington: Several tutorials on the different stages of composing and refining a thesis statement.Tips and Examples for Writing Thesis Statements, Purdue Online Writing Lab
|Tone||Improving Tone, Writer's Digest|
|Transitions||Transitional Words and Phrases, Study Guides and Strategies|
|Types of Essays||Persuasive Essays, the Basics, Hamilton College|
|Overall||Organization, The Five Features of Effective Writing, Learn NC|
Writing Clear, Concise Sentences, The Writer's Handbook, University of Wisconsin - Madison
How to Make Sentences Clear and Concise, The Writer's Web, University of WashingtonConfusing Pronouns, Writer's Web, University of Richmond: How to avoid mistakes in pronoun agreement.
|Concision||Reducing Wordiness, Boundless|
"He or She" Versus "They," Oxford Dictionaries Online: A progressive approach to the problem of gender-neutral pronoun reference.Stereotypes and Biased Language, Purdue Online Writing Lab
Avoiding Cliches in Writing, Writer's Web, University of RichmondPutting Voice into a Paper, Krysti Sibley, Writer's Web, University of Richmond: Tips for developing your indivduality as a writer.
|Parallelism||Parallel Structure, Purdue Online Writing Lab|
First, Second and Third Person Writing Examples, StudioKnow: A humorous look at the differences between first-, second-, and third-person writing.First Person or Third?, Tara K. Harper, Writer's Workshop: Choosing between points of view in storytelling.
|Tone and Formality||
Levels of Formality, University of Texas at El Paso
Tone in Business Writing, Purdue Online Writing LabVideo: Academic Voice: Using English's Biases For You, Ian Sherman, SlideShare: An eye-opening video presentation centered on vocabulary.
|Variety||Sentence Variety, Guide to Grammar and Writing|
Voice: Active and Passive, Towson UniversityChanging Passive to Active Voice, Purdue Online Writing Lab
|Overall||Non-Errors, Paul Brians, Washington State University: A list of things that people keep saying are wrong but are actually standard.
|Adjectives||Comparatives and Superlatives, ESL Base|
Subject-Verb Agreement, Towson University: A self-teaching unit with visual aids and exercises.
Using Articles, Purdue OWL
|Colons and Semicolons||Colons and Semicolons, St. Cloud State|
Sentence Fragments, Purdue Online Writing LabSentence Fragments, The Guide to Grammar and Writing
|Modals||Modal Verbs, Learn English|
|Phrasal Verbs||Phrasal Verbs, English Club|
|Prepositions||Prepositions: Locators in Time and Place, The Guide to Grammar and Writing|
|Pronouns||Pronouns, Towson University|
|Relative Clauses||Relative Clauses, English Grammar 4U|
|Run-Ons||Run-On Sentences, Comma Splices, The Guide to Grammar and Writing|
|Sentence Structure||The Structure of a Sentence, David Megginson, University of Ottawa|
The Discourse Functions of Sentences, The Internet Grammar of EnglishImperative, English Language
|TSI Test||TSI Practice Questions|
English Verb Conjugator, English Language
English Verb Tenses, Georgia Southern University: A very brief overview of the traditional tenses.
Comparing Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives, Purdue Online Writing Lab
Infinitive or -Ing?, English Club
Split Infinitives, Grammar Girl
|Overall||Grammar Exercises, Grammar Bytes|
|Apostrophes||The Apostrophe, Purdue Online Writing Lab|
|Capitalization||A Little Help with Capitals, Purdue Online Writing Lab|
|Colons||The Colon, Punctuation Made Simple, Gary A. Olson, Illinois State University|
Commas: Quick Rules, Purdue Online Writing LabRules for Comma Usage, The Guide to Grammar and Writing
|Commonly Confused Words||Commonly Confused Words, Oxford Dictionary|
|Hyphens and Dashes||
Hyphen Use, Purdue Online Writing Lab
Video: Hyphens and Dashes, Texas A&M University
|Lists||Bulleted Lists: Capitalization and Punctuation, Judy Vorfeld, SiteTube|
|Quotation Marks||Using Quotation Marks, Grammar Book|
|Quotations||"Dialogue Punctuation?" He Asked, "But Why?", My Literary Quest: Ten simple rules for dialogue punctuation.|
|Semicolons||The Semicolon, Punctuation Made Simple, Gary A. Olson, Illinois State University|
|Spelling||Commonly Confused Words, Georgia Southern University|
|AMA Style||AMA Style, BioMedical Editor|
|AP Style||Associated Press Style, Purdue Online Writing Lab|
APA Formatting and Style Guide, Purdue Online Writing Lab
Frequently Asked Questions About APA Style, American Psychological AssociationTemplates for Writing, Walden University: Downloadable documents to get you started on various types of papers.
|APSA Style||Introduction to APSA Style, The Writer's Handbook, University of Wisconsin - Madison|
|ASA Style||Formatting in Sociology (ASA Style), Purdue Online Writing Lab|
|Chicago/Turabian Style||Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide, The Chicago Manual of Style Online
Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition, Purdue Online Writing Lab
Turabian Quick Guide, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and DissertationsTurabian Footnote/Endnote Style, Georgetown University Library
BibMe: An automatic citation/bibliography system, complete with online reference guides to MLA, APA, and Chicago.
EasyBib: An authomatic citation/bibliography service, free for MLA only.
Citation Help, LSCS LibrariesStyle Manuals and Writing Guides, California State University, Los Angeles: PDF guides and links to online references for various formatting styles
||CSE Style Guide, University of Wisconsin|
Geology Guidelines: Style, The Geological Society of AmericaGSA Style, The Dickinson College Library Wiki
||Tips on MS Word, Allen Wyatt's Word Tips|
MLA Formatting and Style Guide, Purdue Online Writing LabMLA Documentation Guide, The Writer's Handbook, University of Wisconsin - Madison
|Business Research||Business Research, Free Management Library|
Many Things: Fun ways to learn basic English skills.Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students
|ESOL Compostion Guides||ESOL Composition, Erlyn Baack|
|HESI Exam||HESI A2 Test, Nursing Exam Prep Info|
How to Write a News Story, MediaCollege
Letter Writing Guide: A thorough guide to many different types of letters, complete with examples.
Writing Cover Letters, The Writer's Handbook, The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Exercises, Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)Online Exercises, Towson University
Exercises, My English Pages
|Principles||Habits of Effective Writers, Hamilton College|
Twelve Common Errors, The University of Wisconsin - Madison: A checklist to aid you in editing your work.
The Seven Deadly Sins of Writing, Hamilton College Writing CenterHow to Write Good, Plain Language Humor
|Resumes||Resume Workshop, Purdue Online Writing Lab|
|Technical Writing guides and exercises||Technical Writing, Penn State University|
|Test Taking Tips||Guide to Test Taking Tips, Andrea Reed|
|THEA Test*||THEA Test Skill Descriptions, THEA: A point-by-point explanation of which specific skills are evaluated by the THEA Test|
Dictionary.com: Find not only the spelling and meaning of a word, but also its pronunciation, history, translations, and much more.Books Ngram Viewer, Google Labs: Look up any word or phrase to see a chart of its popularity over time.
Purdue Online Writing Lab: An extensive one-stop reference, often referred to as simply "the OWL."
Resources for Writers, Haverford College: A well organized collection of resources from various university writing centers.
Writing Center Handouts, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillWriting Center Handouts, Hamilton College
|Writing Mathematical Proofs||Math Proofs, Hamilton College|
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