8 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Paper
Writing a paper for class? Lock down an "A" with these helpful tips from San Diego tutor Natalie S...
Over the course of your academic career, you will be expected to write multiple papers that will span a number of different subjects and purposes. While there are many ways to write a paper, below are a few of the common mistakes to avoid that are true for all types of papers.
1) Create a strong thesis BEFORE you start writing the paper.
Do not begin the writing process without a thesis s
How to Write a Book: Advice From a Published Author
Is your life full of crazy ups and downs - drama, suspense, romance - mixed with colorful, over-the-top characters? Have you always wanted to learn how to write a book, but upon sitting down with only your writing medium and your mind, you're not quite sure where to start?
We recently chatted with TakeLessons writing tutor and professional journalist, short story, and fiction writer Sarah B., to pick her brain and find out her advice for aspiring writers who want to know the "secrets" of
The Best Writing Advice Youll Ever Get | 5 Truths to Know
Faced with a writing prompt - and an empty page? Take a deep breath. Writing is easy as long as you approach it the right way. Here, Tucson tutor Blake C. shares the best writing advice to keep in mind...
Many students simply dread writing assignments. When faced with the task of writing, some of us tend to get tongue-tied on the page. Thankfully, there are some simple truths to writing that can help you get your words out.
1. First of all, writing is not so very different f
Remembering Maya Angelou, 1928-2014
On Wednesday morning, 86-year-old writer and American icon Maya Angelou passed away. Angelou was a memoirist and poet who grew up in the Jim Crow South and survived childhood sexual abuse. She overcame these hardships with incredible strength of spirit, and went on to lead a creative and fulfilling life, leaving behind a legacy of joyful, empowering work.
Angelou is most known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which has become required reading for many high school
Tips for Writing: Why Writing Tutors Arent Just for Kids
Think tutors are just for kids? From professional emails to cover letters, learning how to write well will carry you far through life - so if you're not confident in your skills, it may be worth looking into. Check out these tips for writing from Evanston, IL and online tutor Rachel M.:
As a college student with three years of private tutoring under my belt, I can speak from experience when I say that writing isnt what it used to be. Students learn how to type using an iPad and