Posts by Crystal W.:

11 Secrets to Good College Essays
Your hands tremble as you nervously open the letter that just arrived from your dream school. And then… “Noooooo!” you scream in anguish as your dreams (and your soul) are crushed by those big red letters staring back at you. Okay, an actual rejection letter...
Anatomy of the Perfect Essay Paragraph Structure
You’ve done all the leg work—identified your topic, crafted the perfect thesis statement, researched like crazy, and prepared your outline. Now you sit staring at a blank screen ready to put it all together. Maybe you’ve already written an introduction, maybe...
This Compare and Contrast Essay Outline Will Help You Beat Writer’s Block
It’s paralyzing. Moving forward seems impossible, and self-doubt creeps in. You feel like a lost puppy, unsure of what to do next. When writer’s block strikes, it can be doggone demoralizing. But the good news is that an outline is your best friend for getting...
Expository Essay Advice from a Kibin Editor
If you’ve ever had your work edited by Crystal W., you already know that she’s a genius when it comes to the written word. I sat down with her to find out what makes a good expository essay. Here’s what she has to say. In simple terms, what is an expository...