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Posted on November 27th, 2023 by aiwitt

  by Xavier Neier “Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good.” — William Faulkner The final project is due tonight. Two weeks have passed and your untitled “Document1” paper is still blank. Your only options are either to spend the next six …

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Posted on November 4th, 2022 by aiwitt

by Nate Marcisz No matter what academic disciplines you are engaging in, you will most likely be required to do writing of some kind. In my undergraduate experience as an Industrial Engineering Technology major at Purdue University, I had to write constantly. Between the research proposals, lab reports, and reflective essays, I probably did more …

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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 March 11th, 2021 by University Writing Center

By: Nathan M. Back and better than ever! Our amazing consultant Nathan is back with part 2 of his nonfiction writing series. Be sure to look back at his first blog post before you read part 2! In the last blog post, we determined that the only defining of creative nonfiction is that it’s somehow …

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Posted on March 4th, 2021 by University Writing Center

By: Shannon K. Our wonderful consultant Shannon has provided insight into the dreaded impostor syndrome, while also reminding us of our value as writers with our own unique voice. Writing is vulnerability. Writing is taking every ounce of your mind and putting it on to paper waiting for others to critique. This can feel suffocating…is …

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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 December 14th, 2020 by University Writing Center

I’m sure we’re all sick of hearing this year described as an “unprecedented time,” but that’s precisely what it is. As students, we can find it especially tough to stay on track with our writing assignments and stay sane at the same time. Consultants here at the UWC have compiled some general writing tips that …

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Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Katie Sams

Happy Valentine’s Day Writers! If you think your writing needs a little love, be sure to schedule an appointment with us! Click here to schedule your appointment! Remember we have a Difficult Conversations Workshop tonight in CA 427 from 5-6 pm! We hope you all have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!

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