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How to develop a fictional setting

Constructing a setting template to develop your story's world Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In its simplest form, setting is the combination of time and place for your story. It can include not only physical environment but any cultural factor that may... More

How to write online articles in second and third person

Writing for readers One of the most important things about writing articles online is that what you write is read worldwide. Using your experience of life, quality articles need to be written in the second or third person point of view to look more professional. Many writers make the mistake of... More

How to make audio books

Tips for creating your own books on tape Audio books have been around for quite some time. They are exceptional for use with the blind who love listening tosomeone reading both fact and fictional writing. Playing an audio book as you are driving along really helps to pass the time, especially on... More

How to write and develop the climax in a short story

Starting at the end where the impact is needed When Lewis Carroll used the expression "Begin at the beginning, and end at the end" in Alice in Wonderland, little did he know how that catchphrase would be quoted over the centuries. In fact, when writing a short story, the ending is where the... More

How to write perfect paragraphs for personal essays

Writing effective paragraphs for your essay There is nothing worse than to focus on a piece of writing for days and have it not be good enough because the body refused to support the main idea. Previous how-to articles have pointed out that the thesis statement is most important and the... More

How to identify a primary reference

Filtering information to find the source Primary references are those from which information originates. As explained by Princeton University, secondary references then analyze these initial documents, making them once removed from the event. In the world of knowledge-based writing, this makes... More

How to Write in Third Person

Using Third Person Point of View Properly When writing fiction, there are four "voices" or points of view from which to choose. First person, second person, third person and omniscient. Perhaps the most popular and frequent choice, third person point of view is also probably the easiest to master... More

How to write footnotes in MLA style

Using footnotes and endnotes The Modern Language Association (MLA) offers a method for crediting sources in an academic or research paper. One of the most common methods of citation uses footnotes on the text page where the information appears. Marking the material requiring citation with a... More

How to write an introductory paragraph for an essay

The introductory is not simply the “first” paragraph in your essay; it is the “hook,” preview, and thesis. Usually no longer than about four or five sentences, the introductory paragraph always has an attention-getter that guides the reader to the thesis statement via a... More

How to write in second person

When to include the word "you" in your writing When writing second person, you can be singular or plural. Second person writing can be used for guides and manuals, and in articles providing instructions or advice. The you should refer to a reader who is seeking guidance, information or... More