Book Review of The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

N.K. Jemisin pulls no punches in the conclusion of her epic trilogy, set in a world where every couple of centuries, a natural disaster spontaneously plunges civilization into a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The questions that readers have been puzzling over for hundreds of pages are finally answered in The Stone Sky as Jemisin interrogates oppression, motherhood,Continue reading “Book Review of The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin”

20 Journaling Prompts to Spark Your Creativity

I’m guessing that I’m not alone when I say that a blank page in a new journal can be really intimidating. For a long time, I thought of journaling as being an obligation where you’re forced to write about what you did each day. I soon realized, however, that while many people do this, theContinue reading “20 Journaling Prompts to Spark Your Creativity”

The Art of the Body Paragraph

Body paragraphs are the paragraphs in your essay that follow your introduction but precede your conclusion, and are used to explain your argument in detail. The body paragraphs are one of the most important parts of an essay — they do make up the majority of it, after all! You will most likely have toContinue reading “The Art of the Body Paragraph”

Three Common Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

While it’s the content of your writing that’s the most important, your grammar has the power to make or break your writing. Good grammar validates your credibility and makes your writing seem professional, while writing riddled with grammar mistakes gives off the impression that you’re careless and unserious about your writing. Unfortunately, it’s no secretContinue reading “Three Common Grammar Mistakes to Avoid”