Scribendi's infographic about the difference between editing and proofreading.
One of the most often quoted axioms is “Show, don’t tell.” The idea is to keep students from explaining the story, that is, to stop them from using telling writing and use showing writing instead. I have compiled ten tips that actually show you how to avoid telling writing.
Now that you know how to write a CV and format a CV, examining an example is the next step in preparing to create or update your own CV.
Maybe you find yourself on this page because your instructor asked you to write an expository essay, and you aren’t exactly sure what’s expected of you—if so, you’ve certainly found the right place. Expository writing, or exposition, is a type of discourse used to describe, explain, define, inform, or clarify. It literally means “to expose.”
Who knew formatting quotation marks was so complicated? In order to help you navigate their subtle nuances and unpredictability, Scribendi.com has compiled a list of rules to help you properly format quotation marks.
This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!
Now that we’ve gone over the finer points of an introduction, let’s take a look at a sample introduction to see how it all comes together. The beginning of an essay sets the tone for the reader and is also used to get the reader interested in your work. Having a well-written introduction is critical when writing an essay.
An introduction does exactly what its name implies: it introduces the subject of the paper to readers. But most importantly, it provides readers with a map to the overall paper. A good introduction captures readers’ attention, tells them what the paper is about, and provides an outline of what is to come.
Our first article on MLA citations gave you an understanding of the functions of citations and an outline of how to properly use MLA citations. This article will provide you with several examples of how to write MLA citations for information from various sources.
We have already discussed how to write a college recommendation letter, and included tips what you should include and how to format your letter. This example college recommendation letter will assist you in visualizing exactly how your article should appear.