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Weekly Writer’s Roundup; 4.28.12

Relax, take a breather, pour some coffee, and read a little! Hopefully this week’s readings about writing will inspire you to get some writing done yourself. I always love perusing “recommended reading lists” that are compiled by famous authors. So … Continue reading

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Submit to “Home”!

Have you ever been abroad? Have your conceptions of “home” ever been challenged or formed by contact with foreign cultures? Are you an international student? Are you a world-traveler? “Home,” a new online magazine at Wes, is coming out with its first issue … Continue reading

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Stop Relying on Your Computer to Check Your Grammar

Does your post-writing grammar check consist solely of a cursory scan of your word document  for the squiggly green lines? If so, you’ve probably noticed by this point that spell-check, while reasonably intuitive when it comes to grammar, just can’t … Continue reading

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5 Unforgivable Writing Mistakes College Students Make

Recently, in the midst of a frantic search to put off doing anything remotely productive as long as physically possible, I stumbled across the following article: 12  unforgivable writing mistakes. Given that keeping an eye out for grammar errors is … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 4.21.12

Spring has sprung! (I’m living in blissful denial of the fact that it’s going to be cold and rainy tomorrow. Nope, nope, nope.) Without further adieu, the week’s news for your reading pleasure: Apparently, the e-book trend hasn’t taken off … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 4.14.12

Guess what, thesis-writing seniors? Now that you’re done (!!), you now have time to read for pleasure. Let that sink in for a moment, then go nuts: You’ve heard whispers that JK Rowling is working on a new book? Well, … Continue reading

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Apply to be a Writing Tutor for 2012-2013

If you’re an articulate writer, organized student, and all-around gregarious person looking for a job for next year, look no further! Apply to be a writing tutor! The Writing Workshop is currently hiring Workshop Tutors, Course Tutors, and Writing Mentors … Continue reading

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Reminder: Student Panel on Writing Jobs Tonight!!

If you’re interested in finding a summer/part-time/full-time/freelance/what-have-you job in writing or publishing, here’s your chance to hear from students who have walked the walk! Come to the student panel on jobs in publishing and writing TONIGHT! There will be yummy … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 3.31.12

First week back from spring break: done. Was it a doozy for anyone else? Good news for those of you who prefer poems to ads: the Poetry in Motion movement is coming back! (Gothamist) This is an intriguing article by … Continue reading

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Busy Two Weeks at the Workshop

Hoping to score an appointment with a writing tutor sometime during the next few weeks? A quick word of advice: book it now. Things are filling up fast. As you may or may not know, senior theses are due in … Continue reading

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