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Writing Process & Essay Development

Developing a Thesis Statement

Developing Body Paragraphs

Developing Conclusions

Developing Introductions

The Writing Process

Transitions & Connectives

Using Evidence for an Argument

Developing an Argumentative Essay

Showing vs. Telling

Answering Essay Questions


Genre Specific & Research Writing


The Literature Review

Forming Research Questions

Literary Analysis and Elements

Annotated Bibliographies


Format & Documentation

APA Format and Documentation

APA Quoting

MLA Format and Documentation (new 8th edition)

MLA Quoting

MLA & APA Signal Phrases

Chicago/Turabian Format and Documentation

Council of Science Editors (CSE) Format and Documentation

American Political Science Association Format and Documentation

American Sociological Association Format and Documentation


Sentence Variety, Grammar, and Mechanics

Sentence Variety 1:  Coordinating Conjunctions

Sentence Variety 2:  Semicolon

Sentence Variety 3:  Colon 

Sentence Variety 4:  Subordinating Conjunctions

Sentence Variety 5:  Conjunctive Adverbs

Sentence Variety 6: Relative Clauses

Sentence Variety 7: Relative Pronouns: Whose/Who's

Sentence Variety 8:  Appositives

Sentence Variety 9:  Participial Phrases

Sentence Variety 10:  Absolutes

Sentence Variety 11:  Correlative Conjunctions (Paired Coordinators)

12 Ways to Cut Clutter From Writing

Comma Usage

Dashes and Hyphens

Identifying Run-ons and Comma Splices

Correcting Sentence Fragments

Prepositions I

Prepositions II

Verb Forms I

Verb Forms II