Writing Tools

Tools to Help Students Improve Their Writing

The spelling and grammar checkers built into word processors are fine for helping students catch basic mistakes in their writing. To get beyond the basics, students need tools that offer more than just spelling and grammar checking services...

Seven Free Tools That Help Students Format Bibliographies

Back when I was in high school we had to learn how to create bibliographies by working from a template that my history teacher, Mr. Diggs, provided to us. When I went to college, I referred to that template and an early version of The Stude...

Six Good Tools for Making Multimedia Timelines

Creating timelines has been a staple in history teachers’ playbooks since the beginning of history. Writing a timeline is a good way for students to chronologically summarize sequences of events and… Read the whole entry at Free...

24 Best Wellness Tools for Students

Our top picks for the best wellness tools for students to take better physical, mental, and spiritual care of yourself. Student wellness has rightfully become a more talked-about topic. And with the stresses of school getting cancelled and ...

25 Best Learning Tools for Students

Our top picks for the best learning tools for students to pick up a new skill, pursue a passion, or make yourself a better fit for a job. There’s never a wrong time to try and better yourself. Thankfully, in this modern age, there are A L...

10 Nicholas Sparks Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 10 Nicholas Sparks quotes for writers and about writing from the author of The Notebook, Message in a Bottle, and A Walk to Remember. In these quotes from our February 2011 issue, Sparks shares his thoughts on editors, deadlines, s...

Jaime Breitnauer: Writing About the Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History

Author spotlights (like this one with Jaime Breitnauer, author of The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History from Pen and Sword) are a great way to learn how authors are finding success writing and publishing their books. Jaime B...

8 Andy Weir Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 8 Andy Weir quotes for writers and about writing from the author of The Martian and Artemis. In these quotes, Weir shares his thoughts on good stories, science fiction, social lives, and more. Originally from January 2018 issue of ...

8 James Patterson Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 8 James Patterson quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Kiss the Girls, Along Came a Spider, and Miracle on the 17th Green. In these quotes, Patterson shares his thoughts on dreams, originality, free books, and mo...

12 Patricia Cornwell Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 12 Patricia Cornwell quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Postmortem, Book of the Dead, and Red Mist. In these quotes, Cornwell shares her thoughts on insecurity, outlining, taking risks, and more. Patricia Cornw...

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