Writing Tips – Banned Words

The Blacklist: If you want your essay to be effective do not use following words: Banned Words to Avoid in An Academic Essay Contractions In formal writing, avoid contractions such as: Can’t, won’t, aren’t, shouldn’t, should’ve, haven’t, etc. Qualifiers These…

Fiction Tips

Build your plot around the decisions you want your protagonist to make. • Keep it simple. Tell the story. Make sure you have a clear beginning, middle and ending. • Write from your heart. Don’t pretend to be something you…

Proofreading Tips

Most students know more grammar than they realize, but because we speak much more than we write, we often have trouble remembering or applying the rules of written English.  Here are some proofreading tips to help: Proofread your work more…

Editing Tips

When you are writing your essay, you should keep in mind that to make it effective you need to check if you have all of the following things: Basic paragraph structuring: P.E.E.L Point Elaborate Example Link   You can edit…