Monthly Archives: February 2014
There’s no such thing as good or bad writing. It all depends on the audience and the situation. Textspeak is fine – in a text!
Read the materials your teacher/professor/instructor provides. The answer to your question might be in the syllabus, assignment directions, or textbook. Ask questions. Ask questions before the assignment is due. Ask questions before the day the assignment is due. This gives … Continue reading
An essay can seem like a difficult task. Write a little bit at a time. All-nighters are sometimes unavoidable, but they are usually not the best way to learn.
If you’re having trouble with a concept, talk through it with someone else. Sometimes verbalizing can help, and you might get helpful suggestions.
Keep a notebook and pen on hand to jot down ideas as they come. Some people like writing at night, some in the morning, some in the afternoon.
Let your work get cold before revising it. Let it sit for a few minutes, hours, or even days. When you return, it will be easier to find errors or typos.
“Its” and “It’s” seems so simple yet when typing/writing quickly, can be easy to confuse. Its = possessive form of it. Shows that something belongs to “it” A good way to remember this is that his and hers do not … Continue reading