Journals are an effective tool for developing new essay topics.
There shouldn't be a comma after tool. If you change are to is, it is incorrect, because it is said journal writing, not journals writing. Developing is spelled correctly already.
Delete the word writing.
there are many reasons
After Amanda cashes her paycheck, the money goes to her savings account, iTunes fund and toward next year’s college tuition.
Correct me if I'm wrong but I think the answer is: Journalism is an effective tool, for it develops new essay topics.
Journal writing can be shortened to journalism. Also, the are needs to be an is, and since you said to put a comma after tool, I'm guessing "for" is a conjunction. Coordinating conjunctions are used in compound sentences, so I added a subject to the second independent clause and matched the tense to the first clause.
Hope this helps!!!
The correct answer would be to delete the word "writing."
proofread the sentenc...