Office Hours: F 3 - 5 p.m. or by appointment
Mon 12 - 13 (BRK 607)
Fri 13 - 15 (BRK 609)
Outline of course:
Requirements and Expectations
Students are expected to keep a journal and write in it at least twice a week. You can think of it as a place where you can freely write, express your ideas, experiment with different kinds of writing, and discuss or comment on a question that you pose about the reading. Avoid simple entries that record your daily routine or questions that seem easy to answer, like factual questions.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
One of the best sources out there on grammar and writing for students of English.
Very helpful and fun page by Ruth Vilmi. Plenty of tips, rules, exercises and quizzes to help you master English grammar.
Good resource for those of you with grammar problems!
Elements of Style, by William Strunk
Union Institute Research Engine: Creative Writing Resources
Includes links to Barlett's Familiar Quotations, Roget's Thesaurus, Strunk's Elements of Style, Merriam Webster Dictionary, Barnes and Noble Book Search, Hyperizons: Sources and Markets
1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30
The blue folder of sample essays I showed you in class is on the table just inside my office door to the right. You can look through it for general information on the types of essays we're focusing on in class as well as for several essays by professional writers or from various publications that may help you in writing. You may take the sheets you want out to photocopy but, please, take care of them and return them to the folder as soon as you can.
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