Word of the Week

  • Marplot \MAHR-plaht\ noun: one who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddlingEXAMPLES"If Will hadn't been such a nosy marplot," said Darlene, "our plan to surprise Brenda ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2012, 11:14 AM by Emily Taylor
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  • Tutoring and Writing Grand Opening Welcome to Michiana Tutoring Services!  I am pleased to be able to offer a wide variety of writing, editing, and tutoring services.  Please look through the site and then contact ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2011, 9:29 AM by Emily Taylor
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Helpful Assignments

  • Tip: Contractions Contractions can cause confusion - who's vs. whose, it's vs. its.  The best way to end the confusion is to eliminate the contractions.  Instead of writing "don't," write ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2011, 10:42 AM by Emily Taylor
  • Writing Prompt: 10 Minutes Freewrite (write nonstop) for 10 minutes about something that happened to you recently.  It could be good, bad, funny, serious, or indifferent.  The key is to write nonstop and not ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2011, 9:37 AM by Emily Taylor
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