Writing Links

Online English Language Resources

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Writing links are listed below – The writing links include online English resources such as style guides for writers and editors.  These writing resources provide advice about matters ranging from abbreviations and preferred spelling to punctuation. Some subject-specific types of writing are included.

APA Style

The American Psychological Association Style Manual is a complete resource for writers  and in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is produced by the University of Chicago.

Essay Info

This site is for anyone who wants to improve the writing skills. Essay Info will lead you to your goal. It is intended mainly for college students and useful for those of you, who strive to write more clearly, and stylishly.

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Connecticut State Colleges website offers comprehensive lessons on all aspects of English grammar and writing. You will easily locate all materials you need in the Index, which includes links to all resources of the Guide to Grammar and Writing, as well as Principles of Composition.

How to Use English Punctuation Correctly

Wikihow  provides a guide to the fundamentals of English punctuation.

Literary Device Guide

Maryville University has created a list of literary devices or techniques and tools used by writers to help them create engaging works such as poems, short stories, or novels.

MLA Essentials: Research Paper Checklist

MLA Essentials by Answers.com. The Modern Language Association’s guidelines for academic writing , helps you format your paper and cite your sources in an organized, standardized way.

Online Education Database

OEDb Online Open Education Database. 150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster and More Persuasively.

OWL Online Writing Lab

Purdue University OWL Online Writing Lab – Technical Writing covers various aspects of business, technical, and professional writing.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant 

This interactive writing community offers award-winning content that will help any student write a better essay.

Poetry – SEAT Up

Sit down and write poetry resources. Everyone can try it.

Process Writing Lessons

Leveled Resources to teach young students the Five Steps of the Writing Process


This page is a great source of interactive tools that help students accomplish various goals, from organizing their thoughts to learning about different aspects of the English language.

Thesis Builder 

The Thesis Builder at Ozline.com is an automatic engine that launches a statement based upon the topic, opinions and supporting arguments the users provide.


This tool tests the readability of a piece of writing according to a set of commonly used indicators. You can recommend it to your students as an editing aid that will help them improve the readability of their work before they submit it to you.


When you assign a specific word count for a piece of writing, you want your students to respect it. This tool will help them achieve that goal. It will not only provide them with a correct number of words in their essays, but will also enable them to locate repetitive words and

Writer’s Handbook

UW-Madison Writer’s Handbook by The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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