Author Archives: Alyce Fabel

About Alyce Fabel

Alyce is an inspired blogger, private tutor and educational consultant who is passionate about everything related to writing. Now she has found herself as a private consultant/educator, providing seminars and workshops to teachers of English. The focus of her presentations is how to motivate students to enjoy writing and to help them in becoming creative and proficient writers both for their pleasure and coursework assignments. She loves to share her experience in these fields. Stay tuned to get more actionable tips about writing!

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11 Practical Advices for Plotting a Novel

Are you a beginning writer and enthusiastic reader? If yes, then you are in the right place, as today we will talk about how to plot a novel. We should all agree that it is not a walk in the park, especially if you plan to create a big and complex novel. However, there are some basic practical tips that would be suitable for different kinds of novels. Are you ready to read and learn? Here we go. Continue reading

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It’s Here: Editing and Proofreading Will Make Your Novel Brilliant

Many beginning writers think that creating a novel ends when they write the last sentence. Well, actually, with the last sentence begins a new era – the era of proofreading and editing. Underestimating this part of a process is a serious mistake that can have unpleasant consequences. Firstly, your book can simply be rejected for publishing as the publisher will see right away whether you checked your work for mistakes or not. Secondly, your readers can notice your mistakes and just stop taking your novel seriously. And thirdly, your reputation can be ruined and you would regret not doing at least basic proofreading vs editing. Continue reading

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How not to get distracted by gadgets while studying

When you are a student, you have many tasks, assignments and responsibilities. You need to go to this important seminar, make that case study anaysis, prepare for tomorrow’s test and finish that clever book. However, the distractions wait for us on every corner. Gadgets are today’s biggest distraction for every student. We have smartphones, tablets, laptops, e-books, i-pods and many other things to procrastinate with. If you feel like this problem concerns you, too, here are some tips that can help you. Continue reading

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The Reason Students Work Harder Today

It is not a secret that higher education requires money, and quite a lot of money. Apart from paying for education itself, students and their parents need to pay for accommodation whether it is a dorm or an apartment, college books and medical care. Over the last 30 years, costs of those things have grown drastically making parents save more and students work harder during college years. Continue reading

Application Essay Helpful Tips

Application Essay: Helpful Tips

Gathering all the documents for university is the thing that every student should take very seriously. College application essay is a massive piece of those papers. This written work showcases your strength in formulating thoughts and presenting yourself in the cleverest way. College application essays usually consist of the peculiarities about an applicant that doesn’t fit any other given documents. Continue reading

25 American Classics Literature Ever

Twenty Five American Classics You Won’t Regret Reading

Reading has been here long before all the movies, computer games, social networks and other sources of entertainment young people enjoy today. Apart from being one of the oldest leisure activities, reading is also one of the most helpful ones. By reading you expend your horizons, learn new things, develop your creative imagination and simply relax. It is especially vital for students to try to read a lot as books make you smarter and Continue reading

The Most Influential Kids and Teenagers of 2014

The Most Influential Kids and Teenagers of 2014

All the students at some point start wondering what career is ahead of them. Some of them know that since they are little kids, and some choose their careers when they graduate from college. There some kids in that are quite determined about their future. 2014 was a great year for talented kids and teenagers eager to change the world. They were fighting with Continue reading

Odd Habits of Famous Writers

Odd Habits of Famous Writers

We can all agree that writers who create unfading classics are extraordinary people. However, they are still people, who have their own peculiarities, strains, superstitions and habits. Their habits may differ a bit, though, from the habits of other people. Let’s take a look at some odd habits of Continue reading