Writing can be a messy, tumultuous process. Here’s how I tackle writing and revision.
Today on the UCWbL blog, new UCWbLer Hannah Bender has some excellent advice for those among us who yearn for that occasionally elusive “A” at the top of the page. Read long with her story of how she learned that … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for midterms here at DePaul! As the pressure mounts, we at the UCWbL just wanted to take a minute to remind you that we are here for all writers in any step … Continue reading
The Hot Topics in Writing team has found a way to talk about prewriting that won’t put you to sleep! In this episode, Matt and Mo explore the surprisingly simple side of prewriting. We discovered that preparing for a paper can … Continue reading
Beyond the typographical errors (or stylistic choices? Hey, he’s following his own tip number 13.) of Jack Kerouac’s “Belief and Technique for Modern Prose” lie gems of wisdom, and some of the same advice peer writing tutors often dispense. Here … Continue reading
After receiving Monday’s email from the Outreach Team, I hope all UCWbLers are just as excited as we are for the upcoming third annual National Day on Writing (NDOW)! Not only will October 20 be an opportunity for us to … Continue reading
As a tutor part-way into my third year at the UCWbL, I have given written feedback on many documents: about 45 of them, according to a quick search of the UCWbL archives. But none have been quite like the most … Continue reading
Writing can be a maddening process, as many writers will attest to. Finding the right word or the right sentence that captures perfectly the ideas in your head can be time consuming, frustrating, and seemingly hopeless, but that is precisely … Continue reading