Thursday, December 17, 2009

Free online books library for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast

Read Print offers over 8,000 absolutely free online books by 3,500 authors at your fingertips. Warning: The surgeon general reports that having these many free books at your disposal can be highly addictive. 

Categories: Essays, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Plays, Poetry, Short Stories

Browse by author’s last name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Monday, December 14, 2009

Daily writing tips for students, teachers and others

Whether you are a student, teacher, an attorney, manager, or blogger, writing skills are essential for your success. Considering the rise of the information age, they are even more important, as people are surrounded by e-mails, wikis, social networks and so on. It can be difficult to hone one’s writing skills within this fast paced environment. Daily Writing Tips is a blog where you will find simple yet effective tips to improve your writing.

Categories include Book Reviews, Business Writing, Competitions, Expressions, Fiction Writing, Freelance Writing, General, Grammar, Grammar 101, Misused Words, Punctuation, Spelling, Vocabulary, Word of the Day, and Writing Basics.

Most popular articles are: 40 Yiddish Words You Should Know; The Impotence of Proofreading; 6 Foreign Expressions You Should Know; Let the Word Do the Work; 10 Rules for Writing Numbers and Numerals; 50 Incorrect Pronunciations That You Should Avoid; 12 Greek Words You Should Know; 34 Writing Tips That Will Make You a Better Writer; Gross Writing Errors on the Web; Creative Writing 101; Latin Words and Expressions; Usage That Provokes “Blackboard Moments”; and 44 Resume Writing Tips.

You can also measure your writing skills with DWT’s monthly updated tests. Current tests include Vocabulary Test 1, Spelling Test 1, Grammar Test 1, and Vocabulary Test 2.

You can get DWT via RSS Feed, or by email, and stay tuned for your writing tips!