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Coming Soon: A new look for our same great content! We're working hard this summer on a redesign of the Purdue OWL. Worry not! Our navigation menu and content will remain largely the same. If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. For more information about services for the Purdue University community, including one-to-one consultations, ESL conversation groups and workshops, please visit the Writing Lab site. Mission The Purdue University Writing Lab and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assist clients in their development as writers—no matter what their skill level—with on-campus consultations, online participation, and community engagement.

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Online Proofreader: Pre-grade your paper Paste the text of your paper below (or upload a file) and select the "Get Report" button to immediately receive your analysis.* Upload File Select the education level of this paper's author*: Select the type of paper you are submitting (optional): Terms of UseLast updated on February 20, 2014 A Very Good Collaborative Tool to Enhance Students Creative Writing October 6, 2017 StoryWars Classroom is an excellent web tool and Chrome extension you can use to engage students in creative writing projects. It provides students with a distraction free platform where they can express their thoughts and collaborate on writing stories. You can either start a story from scratch and have others help you finish it or work on others stories.

Poetry and Literature Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Tracy K. Smith was appointed by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate on June 14, 2017. Smith is the author of three books of poetry, including Life on Mars (2011), winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Smith took up her duties in September 2017, opening the Library’s annual literary season with a reading of her work in the Coolidge Auditorium. Science Writer Welcome to CAST Science Writer, the tool that supports students in writing lab and class reports. This tool is geared toward middle school and high school students. Check out the supports and help available in Science Writer described below.

Sperm: 15 Crazy Things You Should Know - Sperm: 15 crazy things you should know - Pictures When it comes to sperm, people always seem to have an agenda. Some want to kill sperm cells. Some want to buy or sell them. Common Transition Words and Phrases in Writing: Free Guide Common Transition Words and Phrases The information presented in any academic paper must be structured and well-organized in order to convey its meaning clearly. To make readers’ attention flow from one idea to another smoothly, and to make the paper readable by connecting its semantic parts and indicating their relationships, transition words and phrases are used. The material you describe can be divided into two parts: facts which you introduce, and the relationships which you construct between them. Transitions prepare readers for understanding upcoming information by alerting them as to how they should react to presented ideas, and how to piece them together into a logically coherent argument.

Slowing down time (in writing & film) - Aaron Sitze Slow motion (commonly abbreviated as slowmo) is an effect in film-making whereby time appears to be slowed down. It was invented by the Austrian priest August Musger.Professor August Musger (February 10, 1868 - October 30, 1929) was an Austrian priest and physicist who is best remembered for his invention of slow motion.The Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. SlowMotion Films: We are a production company with a taste for the extreme specializing in super slow motion cinematography.

The 100 Best Books of All Time Many publishers have lists of 100 best books, defined by their own criteria. This article enumerates some lists of "100 best" books for which there are fuller articles. Among them, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels (Xanadu, 1985) and Modern Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels (Grafton, 1988) are collections of 100 short essays by a single author, David Pringle, with moderately long critical introductory chapters also by Pringle. For publisher Xanadu, Science Fiction was the first of four "100 Best" books published from 1985 to 1988. The sequels covered crime & mystery, horror, and fantasy.

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