Writing Lessons

A+ Research & Writing for High School and College Students
From The Internet Public Library

Composition Sites on the WWW
An extensive listing of resources

“…we have specialized in finding links to sites that we think would be of interest to English educators and teacher educators.”
By Pasha Souvorin

Designing Effective Writing Assignments
University of Maryland University College

Elements of Style
A true classic.
William Strunk, 1918 ed.

English Resources
“We provide free resources for teaching and revising English Language and Literature and there are now well over 250 resources to download.”
A useful K12 site by Teresa and Hastings McKenzie

The Five Paragraph Essay
“At this site, you will find the information you need to learn how to write the essay as well as some writing prompts to help you develop skill…The target audience for the resources of the site is grade five through early high school. Many resources referenced or presented here are excellent for all age levels.”

Guide to Writing a Basic Essay
Topics include: Topic ; Outline ; Thesis ; Body ; Introduction ; Conclusion ; Finish ; Sample ; Links.
By Kathy Livingston

Guide for Writing Research Papers
Based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation
Maintained by Professor of English Charles Darling

Indispensable Writing Resources Page
“…everything on and off the Net that you could possibly need in writing or researching a paper, including links to all sorts of reference material, links to writing labs, links to Web search engines, and links to writing-related Web sites.

Inkspot: Writing Resources, Newsletters for Writers
“…a comprehensive writing resource full of market information, tips on improving your writing, articles, interviews with professional authors and editors, networking opportunities, and a guide to the best resources for writers on the net.”

This introductory writing site includes sections on: Short Sentences ; Common Words ; S-V-O ; Active Verbs ; Short Subject ; Verbs not Nouns ; Reduce ; Edit.
By Mark McCraken

On-line Writer’s Reference Library
A guide to online information sources a writer may need such as Facts & Figures, and History.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

TrAce Online Writing Community
The Nottingham Trent University

“…search our online listing of markets and publishers, join the discussion in the Writers Loft, submit your articles for reprint, enter a writing contest, or find the books and products you need to further your writing career.”
By Darlene Bishop

Writer’s Toolbox
Internet Resources for Writers
Topics include Reference, Fiction, Drama, Tech writing, Journalism, Software.
By Brian Pomeroy.

Writing on the Web
“…this site is primarily a collection of links–but what a collection it is! Dozens of writing- and literature-related Web sites are organized by category, and every featured site includes a description to help you decide whether it’s worth a click.” By Durant Imboden