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Writing Wars: Chapter Two

By Raelynn de la Cruz, Chasen Fayeghi, Jordan Knowles, Nathan Lachner, Charis Nixon, and Haley Reineman Planet Ebsco Luke Skywriter’s idea wouldn’t stop squirming and making incomprehensible noises. His idea was strong and seemed to be sustainable, but he knew … Continue reading

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Writing Wars: Chapter One

By Raelynn de la Cruz, Chasen Fayeghi, Jordan Knowles, Nathan Lachner, Charis Nixon, and Haley Reineman Prologue After years of diligently training his Writing Force skills, one final test remained—the student had perfected his sentences and later order concerns like … Continue reading

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How to Tackle the WebCampus Discussion Post

By Pamela Hong If the task of responding to your class discussion post on WebCampus is intimidating to you, you’re reading the right blog post. If the task isn’t intimidating to you, you can still take away a few tips … Continue reading

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Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

By Erica Dietlein So you need a letter of recommendation. Especially if you’ve never asked for one, this can be a daunting task. How do I ask for something like that? Who do I ask? What if they say no? … Continue reading

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External Strategies to Improve Writing

By Zoey Rosen Whether you love writing, hate it, or fall somewhere in between, the task of writing can sometimes feel like an insurmountable chore. There have been times where I was so into the paper I was writing that … Continue reading

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Self-Awareness: Tips for Being an Observant Self-Editor

By Justin Patrick It’s 11 p.m., and you have a seven-page paper due at midnight. You have been hurriedly writing for the past several hours, kicking yourself for not getting started on it sooner. With the midnight deadline quickly approaching, … Continue reading

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Reflections from Week Two of NaNoWriMo 2016

By Ash Thoms The second week of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has come to a close! At the end of the 14th of November, the word count for each participant should have been 23,333. It is unbelievable to me … Continue reading

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Make Your Paper “Shine”

By Sierra Becze The film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, is one of the most famous psychological thrillers of our time. For those who haven’t seen it, the movie is about an author who brings his family into … Continue reading

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Finding your own Writing Process™

By Erin Goldin If you’ve taken a writing class before, especially one of UNR’s Core Writing classes, you’ve probably heard about “The Writing Process.” The Writing Process is often presented as a list of steps to follow to complete a … Continue reading

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The 3 a.m. Blues: Planning a Writing Assignment Timeline

By Ashley Fluellen “Due in a month!” You awaken from your daydream, realizing the mission you’ve been assigned to complete. It seems simple—you can write an argument in your sleep. You know you’ll need to produce an argument, gather evidence … Continue reading

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