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The Importance of Academic Tone and Style in Colle

7 days ago with no comments in Writing Style
College essays are an important aspect of a student’s academic journey. They provide an opportunity to showcase one’s writing skills, thought processes, and knowledge on a particular subject. But, simply having good content is not enough. To make a strong impression on the reader, ...

Ethos, Pathos, & Logos – Persuasion

As my students work on developing their writing skills, one important concept that we get into is rhetoric and rhetorical argument devices. When we are exposed to argument in some form or other, there are three key parts to the argument that are used to try to persuade us. These are ethos, ...

Summary vs Paraphrase vs Quote

The Differences between Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Research plays a huge part in any writing project because this is how you can present information and strengthen your own arguments. As you complete research, you will want to keep track of any sources you examine and be sure to ...

The Writing Process

6 years ago with no comments in Writing Style
The 5-Step Writing Process – Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, and Publishing For most people, writing is a point of anxiety. It is hard to get started, let alone to finish, and it’s easy to get lost along the way. Many great writers simply don’t know how to get ...