on Cutting Words — A list of signs of wordiness; use
it as a checklist to improve concision in your own writing.
Key — an explanation of the symbols and abbreviations
I use when marking your writing
Stylistic Conventions for Papers in the Humanities
— Conventions simply means the generally accepted way of doing
something. Follow these rules for your exercises and papers (not
for listserv posts).
Rules — Explanations of proper formatting for
exercises and papers in this course. Here also is a sample of
the first two pages of a paper using
the proper format.
List of Incredibly Annoying Errors — A list of errors
(with explanations) I never want to see on papers written in my courses.
on Thesis Statements, Form, Introductions, Conclusions
— A few rules and examples to help you identify and create good
theses for all kinds of papers, with links to sample closed-form and
Writing Center — Where you can receive peer tutoring
and advice on all aspects of the writing process. They get extremely
busy towards the end of the semester, so it is a good idea to go early
and establish a working relationship with a tutor you find helpful.