Category: Writing Tips

6 Great Essay Writing Tips for Students

An essay is a discussion on a given topic, a statement of one’s emotions and thoughts. At school, students write essays beginning from primary school. First, these are descriptions of the picture or view...

When To Use The Hyphen

Hyphens (-) are the short lines that we put between words. ex-husband blue-green Uses Two-word compound adjectives are hyphenated when the second word ends in -ed or -ing. green-hued blue-eyed broken-hearted Other two-word adjectives...

How To Proofread Your Writing

Proofreading is about searching your articles and documents for grammatical, spelling and typographical errors. Before submitting your work, take a few minutes to proofread it because careless grammar and spelling mistakes will easily ruin...

Formal Letter Writing Tips

Every culture has its own way of organizing a letter and arranging it on the page. English-speaking people follow a number of conventions while writing a formal or business letter. Business letters should be...

How To Vary And Improve Your Sentences?

Variety of sentence length and patterns can work wonders. It is true that readers of the twenty-first century prefer terse sentences. Many writers, too, prefer short and simple sentences because writing a really long...

How To Write Well?

Dictionaries may be bloated with over 500,000 words, but to write correct English you only need around 2000 different words as part of your vocabulary. Knowing where to place these words and how to...

How To Write Dates In English

In British English, dates are written in the order day, month and year. Note that the names of months always begin with capital letters. Examples are given below. •15 August 1990 •28 March 2000...

When To Use Commas

Comma – Punctuation mark Commas reflect pauses in speech. A listing comma is used to separate items in a series or list. In British English, the last two items in a list are not...