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Writing a Proposal

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As you go further into the advanced coursework of your specific major, not only do you get the chance to study interesting things in greater detail, you also get the opportunity to begin participating in the scholarly conversations going on in your field. Academic journals and conferences are a gathering place for discussions about issues

NaNoWriMo: First Drafts, Deadlines, Writer’s Block, and Parties

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I am in the midst of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Since I majored in English, some people expect all types of writing to come easily for me, but writing fiction is basically completely terrifying. So this year, I decided to take on the

Who Says You Need a Paper to Go to the Writing Center?

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My favorite kind of tutoring appointment is when a student comes in with no paper at all. This might seem weird to some people not familiar with us, and for good reason. If you’re going to the writing center, shouldn’t you have…a piece of writing? Nope. In fact, this can sometimes be the best time