Writing

  1. How Do I Write A Great Female Character?

    Hester, Jo March, Lisbeth Salander, Hermione Granger, Pippi Longstocking. Great female characters abound in literature—though they certainly could abound more! These women and girls come to life on the pages of our favorite books and on the big screen, as they engage, enlighten, and enrage, and inspire us to look at our own lives a bit differently.  But, what makes a great female character? They’re …

  2. How Do I Write A Death Scene?

    If you’re a fiction writer, you know this feeling well: you’re toiling away at your story, charting out your plot and reaching points that will no doubt choke up your reader … when you come to the realization that it’s time for one of your characters to sing their swan song. But how are you going to kill them off? A heroic death by sword …

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    How Do I Write Without Using The Most Common Words?

  4. What Are The Different Types Of Thesis Statements?

    A thesis statement is “a short summary of the main idea, purpose, or argument of an essay that usually appears in the first paragraph.” It’s generally only one or two sentences in length. A strong thesis statement is the backbone of a well-organized paper, and helps you decide what information is most important to include and how it should be presented. What is a good …

  5. Why Are Some Languages Written From Right To Left?

    Most modern languages are written left to right—like this very sentence. But this is far from the only way it’s done. Some languages are just the opposite, left to right. Other languages don’t have run horizontally at all. And historically, there were even writing systems that changed which way they went from line to line. All this have you turned around? We’ll point you in …

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