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Brought to you by Lola Khakimova

One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley. A large crowd gathered and they all admired his heart for it was perfect.

There was not a mark or a flaw in it.

Yes, they all agreed it truly was the most beautiful heart they had ever seen. The young man was very proud and boasted more loudly about his beautiful heart.

Other Stories | Views: 901 | Date: 2010-12-12 | Comments (12)

Brought to you by Lola Khakimova

Today we have higher buildings and wider highways, but shorter temperments and narrower points of view.

We spend more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses, but smaller families. We have more compromises, but less time. We have more knowledge, but less judgement. We have more medicines, but less health.

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk much, we love only a little, and we hate too much. Read more »»

Other Stories | Views: 955 | Date: 2010-12-12 | Comments (2)

Written by Prabhakar Pillai

Writing is one of the basic skills which one acquires in the formative years. Unfortunately, this area is not being given the due importance. In this article, we take a look at the importance of having superior writing skills.

Other Stories | Views: 908 | Date: 2010-11-28 | Comments (0)

Written by Aparna Iyer

Choosing Good Persuasive Essay Topics

Writing a persuasive essay is not a daunting task, provided one chooses the subject matter based on the following guidelines...

Persuasion is an art that requires considerable skill and effort in order to convince the reader or the viewer to endorse our viewpoint. Advertising is an excellent example of persuasion at work, in real life. Persuasive advertising intends to grab the attention of the viewer, win over his confidence and encourage him to buy the product or ratify the advertiser's belief system.

Other Stories | Views: 1818 | Date: 2010-11-28 | Comments (1)

Written by Anna Dornier

If I could give essay writing tips to any student, I would give advice about sentence structure and flow. These two things are important to writing because they greatly affect your reader's... You are about to read some of the most valuable essay writing tips that I have learned during my college years. I have had many English teachers who mostly agree on these writing strategies because they are central to having good writing skills. Applying these strategies to your writing will greatly improve your clarity and eventually -- (hopefully) your grades. Furthermore, once you consciously get into the habit of using them regularly, you would find that your good writing skills will aid you in any career field that you choose after you graduate from college. Now, let's get started...

Other Stories | Views: 953 | Date: 2010-11-28 | Comments (0)

There are many reasons people want to develop their writing skills. The good news is that this is possible. Even better, is that you don’t have to be a genius to be a good writer. It just takes a little time, patience, and practice. With the right guidance, in no time you will be learning how to write well.

Tips for Writing Well
Perhaps one of the most valuable tips for being able to write well is to develop your vocabulary by using New Words page of , for example.  It is just common sense that the more words you know and the better you understand their meanings, the better you will write. We often hear the saying 'practice makes perfect'. With writing, this saying is quite true. The more you write, the better you become.
Other Stories | Views: 789 | Date: 2010-11-28 | Comments (1)

Understanding the five most common grammatical errors can help you improve your writing. When you know which errors to look for, it's easier to act as your own editor.

Error #1: Run-on Sentence or Comma Splice

A run-on sentence is a sentence that joins two independent clauses without punctuation or the appropriate conjunction. A comma splice is similar to a run-on sentence, but it uses a comma to join two clauses that have no appropriate conjunction.
Other Stories | Views: 760 | Date: 2010-11-28 | Comments (1)

Written by Kenneth Beare

There are many ways to write an essay. However, the standard essay form follows the same basic patterns as discussed in this 'how to'. Read more »»

Other Stories | Views: 946 | Date: 2010-11-21 | Comments (0)

Written by Grace Fleming

As you've probably noticed, essay writing assignments can pop up in any class.

An essay is a literary composition that expresses a certain idea, claim, or concept and backs it up with supporting statements. It will follow a logical pattern, to include an introductory paragraph (make the claim), a body (support), and a conclusion (summary of statements and support). Read more »»

Other Stories | Views: 908 | Date: 2010-11-21 | Comments (1)

Written by Madhura P

Are you looking for a list of adjectives to describe a person? Scroll down to find examples and list of descriptive adjectives to describe a person.

Although a funny and difficult language, the English language is a widely spoken language all over the world. English grammar is broadly made up of 8 parts of speech which are further classified for broader studies. Here we will see more on adjectives and a list of adjectives to describe a person. Read more »»
Other Stories | Views: 12550 | Date: 2010-11-21 | Comments (12)