The Charleston Southern University Writing Center Norris Hall 209
We help students learn to analyze assignments, address audiences appropriately, improve their composing processes, strengthen the focus and organization of their writing and improve their basic grammar, usage and mechanics. We also help students become better editors by teaching them proofreading skills. The Writing Center’s goal is to help students become better writers. Summer Sessions Open Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-3:00pm To schedule an appointment: http://csuniv.mywconline.com/
Mission: Help students learn more about their writing through individual or small group tutoring sessions.
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www.thewire.com Amtrak has begun offering “writers’ residencies” to, well, writers – long roundtrip rides aboard Amtrak trains dedicated solely for the purpose of writing.
Check out this article... Pretty interesting stuff.
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[11/15/13] Happy Friday everyone! If you need help this weekend on your papers due next week we will be in Java City 7pm-9pm on Sunday.
Just remember that our hours are 9am-9pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4pm on Fridays. Make your appointment by following this link
csuniv.edu Writing centers give students a place to find their voices. In writing centers, writers try out different approaches and styles, and the feedback provided by tutors gives these writers many options. In this way, writing centers don't narrow a writer's approach; rather, they broaden it. This, then, a...
When asked "How do you deal with writers’ block?" New York Times bestelling author, John Green, said,
"I just give myself permission to suck. I delete about 90% of my first drafts (the only exception to this rule so far has been Will Grayson, Will Grayson) so it doesn’t really matter much if on a particular day I write beautiful and brilliant prose that will stick in the minds of my readers forever, because there’s a 90% chance I’m just gonna delete whatever I write anyway. I find this hugely liberating. I also like to remind myself of something my dad said to me once in re. writers’ block: “Coal miners don’t get coal miners’ block.”
johngreenbooks.com Q. What is your writing process? A. I usually get up in the morning and write for four hours, and then I eat lunch, and then in the afternoon I do web and youtube and businessy stuff for five hours.
Joggling board press (http://jogglingboardpress.com/) will be visiting the creative writing group today at 2! Come out to eat some candy, do a fun writing workshop, and hear about opportunities to get published!!
jogglingboardpress.com Midwest Book Review just posted a favorable review in its March issue calling Joe Baroody’s”Chronicles of an Irreverent Reverend: What Goes Wrong Can Make You Better” among other lovely things, “very much recommended reading.” Humor is a powerful thing for our lives. “Irreverent Reverend: What Goes…
Let the Creative Writer's Group (Today @ 2:00 NH 209) be the MACK TRUCK that breaks down your writer's block!!!
What are your strategies for overcoming writer's block?
Looking for inspiration? The Writers' group meets Monday in NH 09 from 2 to 3! Come out to relax and collaborate! Here's a tidbit for you in the meantime:
~KURT VONNEGUT'S TIPS ON HOW TO WRITE A GREAT STORY~
-Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.
-Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for.
-Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water.
-Every sentence must do one of two things — reveal character or advance the action.
-Start as close to the end as possible.
-Be a Sadist. No matter how sweet and innocent your leading characters, make awful things happen to them-in order that the reader may see what they are made of.
-Write to please just one person. If you open a window to the world, your story will get pneumonia.
-Give your readers as much information as possible as soon as possible. Abandon subtlety. Readers should have such complete understanding of what is going on, where and why, that they could finish the story themselves, should cockroaches eat the last few pages.
"Writer's block is the greatest side effect of boredom." -Jason Zebehazy
Come get unstuck! Creative Writing Group at 2:00pm in NH 209
[03/04/13] "I could never have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time." -Charles Dickens
[02/27/13] "Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It's the one and only thing you have to offer." -Barbara Kingsolver
CREATIVE WRITING!!! Come one and all... Free coffee... Chill Tunes... and excellent writers to collaborate with.
2pm NH 209
Come to the Creative Writer's group today at 2:00 NH 209... It would make Lavar proud. (Free Cupcakes and Prizes)
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POETRY & PROSE
Starting at 2:30
[01/31/13] Poetry & Prose Reading at Java City today from 2:30 till we are done. Bring something you want to share, or just grab a coffee and listen to some original tunes from a CSU alum.
Creative Writing is to literature what graffiti is to the art world.
Creative Writing Group today at 2:00 in NH 207! Free Donuts!
A video about the power of the writing center
Charleston, SC based dance studio offering formal technical training & providing educational opportunities for students to explore the art form.
This is the page for the Charleston Professionals of the National Society of Black Engineers.
Meeting Street Academy Kids LOVE TO RUN!!! We need volunteers to run along side our runners in local 5K races! Share the gift of running with MSA!!!
Welcome to the College of Charleston School of Business Austria page. The Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) offers students the opportunity to study abroad for the fall, spring semester and summer program.
First African Child Development Center's mission is to save our children from academic failure and a life of crime. Furthermore, we are committed to breaking the vicious cycle of generational welfare dependency and government support.
The Master of Public Administration Program at the College of Charleston
Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston
This organization shall be the dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice of all aspects of electrical engineering, electronics, radio, allied branches of engineering or the related arts and sciences.
CLAW was established to promote scholarship on the Lowcountry, the Atlantic World, and the connections between the two.
Official page of the Charleston chapter of the University of Tennessee Alumni Association
Bonner Leaders are outstanding students who commit themselves to leadership through service and making positive change across campus and in the community.