Basic guide to essay writing
Provides simple steps to guide you through the writing process
Lightning Bug is a website designed to support young adult writers and includes a useful range of resources and links.
An online essay builder that helps students to develop a persuasive essay.
33 Ideas to Inspire writing
This is a must see website.
25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer
This blog provides advice from 25 well known authors on how to improve your writing.
Resources for the essay writer
From choosing a topic to organizing a paper, writing an essay can be tricky. In addition, you have to check for spelling errors, make sure you haven’t plagiarized, and cite any sources you may have used. Here you will find resources to help you every step of the way, from choosing a topic to checking your paper for plagiarism and errors.
An excellent resource that provides support not only for essay writing but writing across all learning areas - worth a look.
Watch a slide show that will give you a step-by-step guide to summary writing.
General Writing Resources
These OWL resources will help you with the writing process: pre-writing (invention), developing research questions and outlines, composing thesis statements, and proofreading.
A step-by-step guide to writing biographies
Recipes for Good Writing
This provides some great templates, guidelines and links for a range of writing formats. It is very easy to follow.
Students' stories and poems are published in this e-zine that is divided into different age groups. If you want to share your writing or see what others are writing then this might be a good site to visit.
OWL (The Purdue Online Wriiting Lab)
If you are struggling in any way with your academic writing them you will find some great resourcs to help you here. This writing lab has been developed by Purdue University.
Exploring English provides resources and advice to help adult and young-adult learners understand English grammar and style elements.
The Writing Centre - Hyper Grammar
This website will challenge you to push your writing skills to the max.
This website gives you a step by step guide to writing an abstract with an example.
Writing a report
Although this website is designed for University students it gives an excellent breakdown of the report writing process.
Writing Book Reviews
Steps for writing a good book review
A very straightforward and practical guide. Worth a look.
Writing a critical review
This guide is designed for senior students. It is very comprehensive.