31 Writing Tutorials

These Writing tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the Writing help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

Writing an Effective Essay

Writing in any level of schooling can be a hard task to do, especially if you don’t enjoy the act of writing, or you have difficulties gathering enough mental data to compile into an effective paper that would score high on the scale. This tutorial will hopefully help you by giving you an insight from…

Intro into Writing a Thesis

When writing an essay for any class it is important to start with a thesis. Now these tend to be the hardest to come up with in such a short period of time plus the thesis is the foundation for the essay itself. Don’t stress, this tutorial is to guide you in the right direction…

The Importance of an Outline

Over the course of elementary education, students typically learn steps to complete for writing assignments. These steps can include brainstorming, pre-writing/ rough drafts, editing, finalizing, and several variations or other short steps in between.

How To: Crafting A Short Story

Creative writing is possibly one of the most daunting tasks a non-native writer can have. Filling the void of white space can be overwhelming when you don’t have the rules of academic or journalistic forms of literature to hide behind. So, how do you undertake an assignment that calls for your creative expression when you’re…

How to Write A Basic 5-Paragraph Essay

So, your teacher is making you write an essay. It’s easy enough to start writing, but often times you don’t know where to go after you start. Here’s a guide to write a solid 5-paragraph essay!

MLA Format- CITING A NOVEL

Writing a paper? Can’t remember how to cite that novel you quoted on the second page? No worries! Very simple!

How to use “whom”

Generally, students have a lot of diffuculty understanding how to use “whom” instead of “who” when appropriate. This can lead to the writing sounding awkward if “whom” is unused, or even worse when used incorrectly. “Who is coming over?” “For whom the bell tolls.” Each of these above sentences uses “who” and “whom” correctly.

How to write a thesis statement

One of the first steps to writing any paper is to identify what your paper is going to be about. In most cases this is known as your thesis statement; the thing in which your paper is going to focus on proving/explaining. A lot of students stress out over writing their thesis statements, but I…

The best writing practices after 2500 years

I’m new to the roundtable and haven’t read my colleagues’ advice on writing, and I am sure some is sound. I haven’t taught composition long — only three years. I haven’t published anything though at long last I have a few things that may be worth writing, and more importantly worth reading. My credentials are…

Reducing Redundancy

One of the most important lessons a writer can learn is how to write simply and clearly. This sounds…well simple, but it is one of the hardest parts of writing. Mark Twain once said, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” It is difficult to say a lot with a…

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