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Chicago-style Bibliography

One of the most widely used academic citation styles, knowledge of Chicago-style is vital to humanities subjects.

Making a PowerPoint presentation

The key is knowing what to put in the Slides and Notes and following the guidelines of effective layout and design.

Can the thesis statement be a question?

The purpose of the thesis statement is to answer a question. However, can the answer be in the form of a question?

How to write a creative essay

One of the joys of creative writing, crafting a creative essay is an exercise of both memory and vocabulary.

Controversial issue

Writing about controversial issues is quite a task especially if you’re unsure where you stand. Know where you stand first

How to write an essay about yourself

There are tons of essays or other writings that you will have to deal with as you go along your schooling, and this one is the easiest to handle.

Choosing a topic for a persuasive speech

Choosing a topic is the first step to writing a persuasive speech. What do you want to talk about in your speech?

Education Levels

While educational systems around the world have hugely improved, only a few are considered most exceptional and world-class.

How necessary is college education?

Higher education does not always guarantee success. But it's hugely instrumental to finding security and stability in today's society.

Qualities of classic literature

Not all literary works are equal. Classic literature are set apart from other literary works for a number of reasons.

Can you use his or her in formal essays?

The problem with his and her, and all the other pronouns, is the tone of bias it brings to the paper - making it best to just not use them at all.

Famous American authors

As young a country as the United States is, it has produced literary geniuses whose influence still reflect in modern contemporary literature.

Understanding Irony

Irony is everywhere, from literature to real life. Plato used irony in his plays, as did Shakespeare. You yourself may be using it regularly.

How to analyze a poem

Reading a poem is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But even better is if you can understand and analyze poems for your literary analysis.

Elements of a short story

Every short story features five basic elements, and knowing these can enrich your reading experience and strengthen your analysis.

Rhetorical analysis

By focusing on the how and not the what, the significance of a particular literary work can be determined by an effective rhetorical analysis.

Qualities of a good teacher

Arguably the most honorable of professions, it’s not enough that a teacher knows what to teach, he must know how to teach.

How to write hint fiction

Hint fiction is a story told between in 25 words or less. The shortest is only 6 words long. Can you write a story in only 6 words?

Elements and forms of poetry

With a little knowledge on the elements and forms of poetry, along with inspiration, anyone can write a poem like Shakespeare.

Flash fiction

Novels are powerful enough, but remember that flash fiction is equally moving. Also, it doesn't demand as much time.

3-stanza poem

A short poem can be about anything. It's something that's easy to write as long as you have the most powerful ingredient - emotion.

Ways to avoid plagiarism

Plagiarism can lead to severe penalties. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid plagiarism, and it only takes some care, patience, and diligence.

Philosophy paper

In philosophy, there are as many answers as there are questions. It's now what you answer, but how you answer.

Types of plagiarism

Plagiarism comes in many forms, and knowing what these are can help you avoid committing plagiarism in the first place.

Writing a philosophy paper

This paper disregards many of the writing tips you've learned. It is an exercise in logic, critical thinking, and persuasion.

How to write a short story

Follow the footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Flannery O’Connor, Virginia Woolf, and Anton Chekhov and unleash your creativity.

Poem example

Arguably one of most cherished forms of literature, poems are charged with emotion. It is a story in and of itself.

Personal reflective essay

To write your personal thoughts about a current issue or a past experience - that's the central aim of a personal reflective essay.

The Haiku

The haiku is a Japanese form of poetry that's famous for it's brevity and visual strength. Inspire with just three lines.

How to write a Sonnet

The sonnet may be one of the oldest poetic forms out there, but it is still one of the most romantic ways to get to someone’s heart.

How to write a process essay

Neither a manual nor a list, a process essay is quite challenging because it seeks to teach and entertain – both at the same time.

Financial need essay example

Through your financial need essay, you're a step closer to getting that scholarship. In essence, a step closer to achieving your dream.

How to write a financial need essay

Getting awarded that financial aid depends on your need and academic excellence. And of course, on how you express it in essay form.

Mixed research: Combining qualitative and quantitative design

Do not panic if you have come to a point where you need to utilize scaled surveys along with unstructured interviews.

Learning the types of dissertation: Quantitative vs qualitative study

Identifying the best methodology for your research topic defines the type of your research, and this process requires planning.

How to introduce yourself professionally

First impressions are not everything in day-to-day life. But they amount to a big something in the professional world.

The three modes of persuasion: ethos, pathos, and logos

Using ethos, pathos, and logos in your writing is a time-tested strategy for enhancing your ability to convince your readers.

The four literary genres

Literature spans different styles and topics. The novel you are reading is just one type of Literature; there are more waiting to be explored.

How to write creative non-fiction

Creative non-fiction is a literary genre that deals with real events and people, emphasizing on emotions and realizations.

Cultural identity essay

Cultural identity is how you see yourself. A cultural identity essay is when you break down its elements and explain through writing.

Writing a short essay

Short doesn't always mean easy. The same rule applies when it comes to your one-page essay, but it's easy once you're familiar with the tricks.

Cultural identity

Cultural identity should not confuse you. Cultural identity is the elements and influences that make up your life.

Writing a personal profile

Your personal profile doesn't have to be written by an expert because you have your personal information. You only need to learn a few techniques.

How to write a historical essay

When writing one, your aim must be to make the reader ask questions about that particular historical event right after they have finished reading.

Argumentative essay: Logical Fallacies

Logical fallacy is a dangerous pitfall that even the best writers sometimes fall into. These are the logical fallacies you need to watch out for.

How to write a critical book review

While not necessarily negative all the time, a critical book review examines, criticizes, analyzes a book. It also educates its future readers.

Writing an essay on a controversial issue

When writing about a controversial issue, your information, evidence, statistics, and analysis matter the most.

How to format a research paper

Formatting your research paper may not be a huge concern, but keep in mind that a neat and well-structured research paper is best understood by readers. Drop the elementary Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. Here is how to make your paper appear fabulous.

How to make an effective outline

An outline is basically a map of your thoughts and ideas, so it is essential to create one before starting on any assignment.

How to write an introduction

Writing an introduction doesn’t have to be difficult. By following these tips, you can ensure that your papers will never be without a proper beginning.