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Posted on April 15th, 2021 in Creative Writing, Retrospectives, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

By: Lauren W. As part of my Capstone project this semester, I distributed a #WritersofIUPUI survey with the intent of discovering how students of IUPUI felt about themselves as writers, writing itself, and writing in context of the IUPUI institution. Below are the results of my research. When I made the #WritersofIUPUI poll and survey, …

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Posted on March 23rd, 2021 in Creative Writing, Intersectionality, women's history month by University Writing Center

By: Lauren W. A short compilation of a few modern-day feminist writers and activists to grace your bookshelves in the near future. In honor of Women’s History Month, I wanted to find a diverse array of writers who identify as women and whose work focuses on feminism, equal rights, and/or intersectionality. This Women’s History Month, …

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Posted on March 16th, 2021 by University Writing Center

Responses Compiled By: Lauren W. Contributors: Brandi, Hannah, and Jasmine. This week, I once again asked fellow consultants to share their writing process and how they go about beginning different writing projects. Below consultants Brandi, Hannah, and Jasmine will detail how they go about writing, and hopefully provide you with some tips and tricks to try …

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Posted on February 18th, 2021 by University Writing Center

Responses Compiled By: Lauren W. Contributors: Nathan, Shannon, and Chloe. This week, I asked fellow consultants to share their writing process and how they go about beginning different writing projects. Below consultants Nathan, Shannon, and Chloe will detail how they go about writing, and hopefully provide you with some tips and tricks to try when …

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Posted on February 9th, 2021 by University Writing Center

By: Nathan M. From our marvelous consultant Nathan, here is the first of three installments on writing creative nonfiction! When I first started writing creative nonfiction, I had the same anxieties that all my classmates seemed to: I didn’t think that my life was interesting enough that anyone would want to hear about it. I …

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Posted on February 4th, 2021 by University Writing Center

By: Hannah W. Our amazing consultant Hannah shares her experience with talking, writing, and the value of communicating. Anyone who really gets to know me knows that I am a long-winded person. I can talk for an extraordinarily long amount of time, with various tangents sprinkled in throughout the whole ordeal. When I feel strong …

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Posted on October 27th, 2020 in Creative Writing, Opportunity, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Zoe H. One of our amazing consultants Zoe H. discusses how writing is not only for academia, but also a personal experience for the every-day writer. I didn’t know I wanted to be a writer until late in my senior year of high school. I took a lot of personality tests until trying …

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Posted on April 9th, 2020 in Creative Writing, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Emily S. As an accompaniment to Logan’s post from Tuesday, our marvelous consultant, Emily, has provided a set of helpful tips on how to create a comfortable and productive work environment at home. Within her advice she includes some useful links that lead to further research and articles that all of us can …

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Posted on March 5th, 2020 in Consultant Spotlight, Creative Writing, Thematics, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Zoe H. One of our new consultants, Zoe, has written a wonderful piece about the validity of all forms of writing. Please help us welcome her to the UWC in the comments! There is a common misconception that the only literature of merit is “highbrow” literature, or writing considered intellectual. Think Shakespeare, Austen, …

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Posted on November 26th, 2019 in Creative Writing, Opportunity, Thematics, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Brandi W. As Thanksgiving approaches and many of us look at going home for a well-deserved (and needed!) break, it can often feel like returning to a different planet. College—clubs, classes, and conversations—can seem so disconnected from what is going on at home. However, the people and experiences there actually influence college life …

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