How to Get a Writing Teaching Job at Online Universities

How to Get a Writing Teaching Job at Online Universities

Teaching writing online can be a dream job for professional writers. This article shows you how to prepare yourself and hunt for online writing teaching jobs, and what to do just in case you want to go on your own.

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How to Use the Baby Thesis Method for Cohesive Essays

How to Use the Baby Thesis Method for Cohesive Essays

It's hard to teach students how to write a cohesive essay. The DBQ Project has a simple method that can help all students understand how to write an essay that stays on-topic. Learn what a baby thesis is and how to use it in your classroom.

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Business Writing: How to Write the Perfect Case Study

Business Writing: How to Write the Perfect Case Study

One of the best ways to convince clients to give your business a try is through case studies. A case study looks at a company’s specific challenge or goal and how they used your solution (product or service) to solve it. How do you write the perfect case study? We take a look.

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How to Write an Effective Essay

How to Write an Effective Essay

As a full-time teaching professor, I estimate I mark close to 900 essays a year across nine intensive marking periods. In every marking period, the same essay writing issues recur. In this article, I want to share with you the 7 biggest things I wish my students knew before they turned up in my college classes.

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5 Ways to Generate Great Essay Ideas

5 Ways to Generate Great Essay Ideas

Writing an essay is a challenging undertaking. You have to research, take notes, write an outline, and then turn that outline into a rough draft. Finally, you have to edit and refine your rough draft until it becomes a suitable final draft. Of course, before any of this can happen, you need to come up with a great topic. Here are 5 ways in which you can help yourself come up with a great essay idea.

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How to Write an Outstanding College Essay

How to Write an Outstanding College Essay

Want an A+ on your next college essay? We'll help you earn it with these tips.

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How to Write Your College Admissions Essay

How to Write Your College Admissions Essay

ProWritingAid content manager Hayley Milliman sits down with a college admissions counselor to get a primer on writing your college admissions essay.

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Download Our Free Teacher's Manual Today

Download Our Free Teacher's Manual Today

In this guide, we’ll cover what ProWritingAid is and how you can use it in your classroom to build your students’ skills. You’ll find an overview of the ProWritingAid reports with instructions on how to use them in the classroom, as well as sample exercises that you can use with your students. In the appendix, there’s a worksheet students can use to track their changes during editing, which will help them learn how to improve their writing.

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Clean Up Your Content: Eliminate the Non-Words

Clean Up Your Content: Eliminate the Non-Words

The words you use in your content can strengthen or weaken your prose. In this article, we teach you how to boost the power of your content by eliminating non-words and weak phrases that take up space but dilute your statements.

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Take the Homonym/Homophone Challenge!

Take the Homonym/Homophone Challenge!

Hung up on homonyms? Learn the top five most common word confusions and how to be precise in your meaning.

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How to Write Inspirational Self-Help Stories

How to Write Inspirational Self-Help Stories

The self-help industry is a $10 billion market, which means that people around the world are striving hard to improve themselves. For authors, it's a huge market for creating information products, including but not limited to books and articles that cater to self-help consumers.

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An Author's Voice and How to Find It

An Author's Voice and How to Find It

Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!

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Why You Should Write Daily—Even if You Hate Writing

Why You Should Write Daily—Even if You Hate Writing

Writing daily is one of the best ways to improve your work. We'll show you why in this article.

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What I Learned About Writing From My Film School Friends

What I Learned About Writing From My Film School Friends

The filmmaking process is long and arduous. Yet each step helps shape and refine the film into a finished product. Here are the lessons all writers can glean from the world of filmmaking.

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Writing Can Be Therapy [Infographic]

Writing Can Be Therapy [Infographic]

What if we could write for self-reflection and contemplation rather than writing for others’ approval or recognition? Writing as a form of therapy allows us to explore our emotions and our wellbeing in a relaxed way. Nothing is expected of us. For writers who often experience a battle with the inner critic, this could be just what you need. In this infographic, we take a look at the healing benefits of writing.

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